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Easy Cupcake Recipe

Published Sunday, 21 March, 2010 by Kaetki

tasty yummmmm......



  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large eggs


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add shortening, milk, and vanilla. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed. Scrape side of bowl with a spatula.

Add eggs to the mixture. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed. Scrape bowl again. Beat on high speed for 1 minute 30 seconds until well mixed.

Spoon cupcake batter into paper liners until 1/2 to 2/3 full.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool 5 minutes in pans then remove and place on wire racks to cool completely.

Once cupcakes are completely cooled, frost with your favorite frosting recipe or decorate as you desire.


  • Gaelle Abou Raad 5 years ago

    Best cupcake ever , my kids also like it

  • Tahlia 6 years ago

    Ha! Ha! Purpose flour :-)

  • Ellsie John 7 years ago

    I like cupcake design,, so pretty,

  • Kaetki 7 years ago

    Hahaha...That's 1 cup and one third cup of sugar

  • NoneOfYourBeeswax 8 years ago

    11 CUPS OF SUGAR!!!!!!!!!
    350 DEGREES??????

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