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4 homemade vanilla cupcakes frosted with homemade Swiss meringue buttercream frosting with sprinkles.

Homemade Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 24 Cupcakes 1x
  • Category: Cupcake Recipes
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


Homemade Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe




  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. degrees.
  2. Line two cupcake pans with cupcake liners and set aside.
  3. Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a bowl and set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl beat the butter until creamy. Add the sugar to the butter and beat with a mixer until combined.
  5. Add 1/2 the egg whites to the bowl of creamed butter and sugar and beat until combined. Add the remaining egg whites to the bowl and beat for 2 minutes on medium.
  6. Alternately add half of the flour and half of the milk to the bowl of wet ingredients beating one minute between each addition.
  7. Add the vanilla extract to the bowl and beat for 2 more minutes.
  8. Line a cupcake pan with cupcake papers and fill each cupcake well two-thirds full.
  9. Bake the cupcakes in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  10. Remove the baked cupcakes from the oven and place the baking pan on a cooling rack. Cool for 10 minutes before transferring the cupcakes to the cooling rack.
  11. Cool the cupcakes completely before frosting.
  12. Frost with Swiss Meringue Buttercream frosting and decorate as desired.


  • Serving Size: 1 unfrosted cupcake
  • Calories: 140
  • Sugar: 13.2
  • Carbohydrates: 21.3
  • Fiber: 0.3
  • Protein: 3.1

Keywords: Homemade Vanilla Cupcakes, Vanilla Cupcake recipe, Dessert recipes, Birthday Party Cupcakes

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