The Best Vanilla Cupcakes

These cupcakes are light, fluffy, and moist! You can really taste the vanilla in every bite.

"Amazing cupcakes, recipe works every time, moist fluffy cupcakes."

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1 c Sugar 1 Vanilla Bean 1 ¾ c Cake Flour 1 ½ tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp Salt ¼ c Unsalted Butter 2 Eggs ⅓ c Sour Cream ¼ c Oil 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract ⅔ c Whole Milk


Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

1. Preheat

Combine sugar and vanilla bean seeds in a bowl. Use the back of a spoon to infuse the two together.

2. Combine!

In another bowl, mix together cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add in the vanilla sugar. 

3. Mix!

Mix in butter at medium-low speed for about 3 minutes.

4. Add Butter

In a separate bowl mix together the other wet ingredients besides the milk. Add the egg mixture to the flour and slowly add in the milk.

5. Mix Wet Ingredients

Fill cupcake liners and bake for 14 minutes.

6. Fill Cupcake Liners and Bake

Frost vanilla cupcakes with your favorite frosting!