Cupcake Craving 9-1-1: How to Make 12 Mini Vanilla Cupcakes in 12 Minutes!


Yeah, yeah. New year, new you. You made those weight loss resolutions and now all you can think about is cupcakes. Not to fear! You can make a batch of delicious, moist homemade vanilla cupcakes in 12 minutes. The best part? They’re mini, so you can indulge in one or two, take care of the cupcake craving stat, and not feel overly guilty about it! Here’s how to do it all with one bowl for the batter, one bowl for the frosting, and one great big smile on your face. Because homemade cupcakes in 12 minutes? Yes, thank you.


For the cupcakes:
1 egg
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
pinch of salt
3 tablespoons milk

For the frosting:
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon milk
1 drop blue food coloring
1 drop green food coloring

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a mini muffin tin with 12 mini cupcake liners.

In a large bowl, whisk together egg, sugar, butter, and vanilla. Add flour and add egg white and sugar and whisk until combined. Add in vanilla and melted butter and stir until mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt and stir until smooth. Whisk in milk until the batter is smooth. Spoon into prepared cupcake tin. Bake at 350 for 6-8 minutes, or just until the cupcakes spring back when touched lightly with your finger.

While the cupcakes are baking, make the frosting. Mix together all ingredients in a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment until smooth and fluffy.

When cupcakes are done, immediately turn the cupcakes out of the tin, and place them on a plate in the freezer until cooled, about 3-4 minutes. Frost cooled cupcakes, eat, save yourself.

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