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Hello everyone!

If you love vanilla as much as I do I can highly recommend these delectable cupcakes… They have been given the double vanilla treatment and they are absolutely delicious.

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Very Vanilla Cupcakes (yield: 24)

  • 3 1/3 cups (415 g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 1/4 cups (475 g) regular sugar
  • 1 cup (225 g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 4 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 cup + 1 tablespoon (250 ml) whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 vanilla bean, split in half lengthways and seeds scraped out

Preheat the oven to 350 ˚F (180 ˚C).

Bring out all the ingredients.

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Sift together the flour, corn starch and baking powder at least three times.

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Tip into a mixing bowl, then add the sugar and mix for one minute.

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Add the butter and beat until you get a sandy consistency and everything is combined.

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Add the eggs one at a time while still beating.

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Add the milk in three additions.

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Remove the bowl from the mixer and add the vanilla extract and seeds from the vanilla bean.

Stir to mix.

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Using an ice cream scoop, spoon the mixture into paper cases, one scoop per cupcake.

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Bake in the middle of the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until slightly golden.

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While the cupcakes are cooling, prepare the Angel feather icing, or any other frosting of your choice.

I used a large Wilton 1A tip here to make a simple swirl.

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Sprinkle with some sanding sugar, if you like.

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I decorated my cupcakes with some cute pink chocolate hearts.

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So cute ♥

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Perfect for Valentine’s Day…

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I hope I was able to tempt you – happy baking  ♥

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