Classic Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Classic Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Transport yourself to a world of sweet indulgence with these Classic Vanilla Bean Cupcakes. Picture a perfect balance of moist vanilla cake infused with the aromatic richness of vanilla beans, crowned with a velvety swirl of buttercream frosting. These cupcakes are not just a treat for the taste buds; they’re a nostalgic journey to the heart of baking perfection.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 vanilla bean, scraped
  • 1 cup whole milk


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract and scraped vanilla bean.
  5. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk, until well combined.
  6. Spoon the batter into the prepared cupcake tin and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 18-20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

Delight in the timeless elegance of Classic Vanilla Bean Cupcakes, a symphony of vanilla flavors that dance on your palate with each heavenly bite.

Nutrition Information: Calories per serving – 220kcal | Fat – 12g | Carbohydrates – 26g | Protein – 3g

Make these cupcakes a part of your baking repertoire, and let the essence of vanilla transport you to a realm of pure bliss. Share these treats with loved ones, and watch as smiles light up the room. Classic Vanilla Bean Cupcakes—the epitome of baking perfection and a timeless delight for every occasion.

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