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January 19th, 2013 —

Yellow Cupcakes with Buttercream

Easy yellow cupcakes
(Makes 24)
What you’ll need:
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup sour cream
To make:
- Preheat to 350 degrees
- Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl and set aside.
- In a large bowl, beat together the egg, egg yolks and sugar together for a few minutes until thickened.
- On low speed mix in the oil and vanilla until blended.
-Mix in sour cream until no white streaks are visible.
-Mix in flour mixture until incorporated, then add fruit or chocolate if desired. I added a 1/2 cup chocolate chips.
-Bake for about 20-25 minutes.
What you’ll need:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar, sifted 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • up to 4 tablespoons heavy cream.
-Beat butter with mixer for a few minutes until fluffy.
-Add 3 cups of  powdered sugar until incorporated.
-Mix in salt, vanilla extract, and two tablespoons cream.
-If needed, add in remaining cup of powdered sugar.
-Dye if desired, then spread on cupcakes.

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