July 19, 2004

Celebration Cupcakes

Ingredients:
3 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup butter (at room temperature)
1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
3 eggs ( at room temperature)
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups of milk

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cake pan. Stir together flour and baking powder in medium sized bowl. Beat together margarine and sugar in large bowl until pale and fluffy (about 5 minutes.), making sure to scrape sides of bowl as needed. Beat in eggs one at a time until blended. Beat in vanilla. Alternately stir in milk and flour mixture, starting and ending with flour until just mixed. Pour into cupcake pans. Bake 25-30 minutes. or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool cakes in pan 5 minutes then cool on rack. Ice.

Suggestion:
Good with cream cheese frosting.