Easy to remember cupcakes recipe.
Preheat oven to 350°f (177°c).
sift the flour and baking powder together. Set aside.
in another large bowl, cream the butter with an electric mixer until smooth.
add the sugar gradually and beat about 3-4 minutes.
add the eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
beat in the vanilla.
finally, add flour mixture alternately with milk.
bake for 25-40 minutes until the cake springs back when touched.