Yellow Cupcakes with Butter Icing
4 from 3 votes

Yellow Cupcakes

These delicious cupcakes look so beautiful you won't want to eat them, but once you start you won't be able to stop!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate dessert recipe, cupcake, frosting
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 291 kcal
Author Erren


  • 2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 2⁄3 cup salted butter
  • 1 2⁄3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1⁄4 cups milk


  1. Add cupcake papers to 18 cups of a cupcake pan. set aside.
  2. Place all of the ingredients in a food processor and blend until everything is mixed well (being careful to not over mix) - If you do not have a food processor, you can mix the dry ingredients together and then add the wet ingredients and blend well until combined.
  3. Using a 1/4 cup measuring cup, fill the cupcake papers.
  4. Bake in a 375f/190c 18 - 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Cool layer cakes in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove cupcakes from pans. Cool thoroughly on racks.
  7. Frost with desired frosting.
Nutrition Facts
Yellow Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 322mg14%
Potassium 90mg3%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 680IU14%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.