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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes
dessert

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Rich in vanilla flavor, McCormick® Vanilla Bean Paste is mixed into both the batter and buttercream frosting to create fluffy, homemade vanilla cupcakes.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 22m

    Cook Time

  • 432

    Calories

  • 13

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

12

(1 cupcake)

Servings

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 1/2 cup milk

Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting

Instructions

  • For the cupcakes, preheat oven to 325°F. Mix flours, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.

  • Beat butter and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition. Stir in Vanilla Bean Paste.

  • Gradually add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating on low speed after each addition until smooth, starting and ending with flour. Spoon evenly into 12 paper-lined muffin cups.

  • Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of cupcake comes out with moist crumbs. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.

  • For the Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting, beat butter and Vanilla Bean Paste in large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually add confectioners’ sugar, beating well after each addition. Beat in milk until light and fluffy. Frost cooled cupcakes with Frosting.

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