• 2 cups all purpose flour
• 1 1/2 cups sugar
• 3 teaspoons baking powder
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 4 egg whites from large eggs
• 1/2 cup shortening
• 1 cup milk
• 2 large eggs
• 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Butter icing recipe
300g icing sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
Food coloring (optional)
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, shortening,
milk and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Mix at low speed
for 2 minutes. Scrape bowl. Add egg whites and mix at
high speed until fluffy and smooth, approximately 2
Fill paper cups 1/2 to 2/3 full of batter. Do not overfill. Bake 20
to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes
Cool 10 minutes in pans then remove from pan, and place
on wire racks to cool completely.
Frost and decorate your vanilla cupcakes as desired.
Sieve icing sugar to break lumps.
In a separate bowl, cream butter till soft. Add icing sugar,
a little at a time, beating continuously. Add vanilla and
continue beating until icing is creamy and fluffy.
Color as you wish.