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The Perfect White Cupcakes

I think it’s safe to say that I love all things surprise-inside. These hi-hat cupcakes are a perfect way to celebrate with the classic red, white and blue theme, but to pleasantly surprise family and friends!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Perfect White Cupcakes, The Perfect White Cupcakes
Servings: 15 muffins
Author: Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c all-purpose flour sifted
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1/2 c 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 c sugar
  • 3 large eggs room temperature
  • 3/4 c whole milk room temperature
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare muffins tins. (This recipe yielded 15 muffins for me.)
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  • In stand mixer with paddle attachment, cream together room temperature butter and sugar on mediumhigh until light and fluffy. Reduce speed to low and add in eggs, one at a time and mix until just blended.
  • Add in vanilla and milk and mix for about 30 seconds on low. Slowly add in dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups. Transfer muffin tin to oven and bake until tops are just dry to the touch, 18 to 20 minutes.
  • Transfer muffin tin to a wire rack.
  • Let cupcakes cool completely and dry before topping with frosting.