Vanilla cupcake sunday

Hello Everyone! the title of this post it’s pretty self explanatory … I did it again! It took a nice cool end of summer weekend, all the right ingredient and obviously time! Lately I have switched back to my tea afternoons, I am really already tune in the Fall mood and baking seemed to be the best way to spend this afternoon!

And … voilà… Vanilla Cupcakes to open the season!

Well I am no Magnolia Bakery but the results is pretty satisfying, they taste delicious and the frosting and decoration was so fun to do!! Usually I add colors to the frosting but i was feeling a little ” back to basics” so I decided to keep it simple and just add black/white chocolate flakes and some sprinkles 🙂

If you want to replicate this recipe, here is what you need for 12 cupcakes:

    Cake ingredient 

  • 110g butter (unsalted) softened at room temperature

  • 110g caster sugar

  • eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 110g self-raising flour

  • 1-2 tbsp milk

Icing Buttercream

  • 140g/5oz butter (unsalted) softened

  • 280g/10oz icing sugar

  • 1-2 tbsp milk

    (if you want you can add a few drops food colouring)


Click here for the full recipe with all the steps, it is very easy to follow… believe me if I succeeded you can for sure, too !:)

Well that’s it for now!What do you think of the result? please do let me know if you try this recipe too, vanilla cupcakes are great for beginners, frosting maybe difficult at first but you know what they say, “practice makes you perfect!”

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Hi I am Josie! Born and raised in Italy, where my life is a pretty blend of all kinds of stuff ...being half Italian and half Indian, trying to balance pizza and samosa on a daily basis! Welcome to my creative place where I express daily inspiration and personal style while sharing my thoughts, travels and life experience! I hope you stick around and share this journey with me.

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