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Cupcake recipe

If you want to make cupcakes, use this basic cupcake recipe to make make good cupcakes .

Basic cupcake recipe:

Ingredients for 12 cupcakes :

200g butter, softened
200g caster sugar
200g plain flour
4 eggs
1 vanilla pod

You'll Need :

kitchen scale
mixing bowl
cutting board
cupcake baking tray
(paper) cupcake tins
pastry bag
oven ( if you don't have an oven, try a cupcake maker)

preparation :

1. Melt the butter and eggs to room temperature ( The butter must be very soft ) and preheat the oven to 180 degrees celcius.

2. Cut the vanilla pod in half and scrape the seeds with a knife .

3. Put the butter and the seeds of the vanilla bean in a bowl and mix it. Add sugar little by little with.

4. Then add the eggs and keep mixing .

5 . Finally little by little add the flour. Beat the batter untill its nice and smooth. Then you can start filling the cupcake tins .

6. Fill the cupcake tins to 2/3 with batter. Use a pastry bag for filling the tins .

7. Place the cupcakes in the oven and bake for 20-30 minutes

8. After 20 min look if your cupcakes are done. Put a toothpick in a cupcake and take it out again. If nothing sticks to the stick your cupcakes are ready .

9. Remove the cupcakes from the oven and let them have a few minutes to cool.

This is only one base cupcake recipe . On the Internet and a lot of other books are available cupcake recipes.