Everyone needs a good basic cupcake recipe to create the perfect cupcakes. These plain cupcakes can be decorated with our perfect cupcake buttercream to create beautiful cupcakes perfect for any occasion – it’s one of goodtoknow’s top cupcake recipes!
This basic cupcake recipe makes a batch of 24 cupcakes. To make your cupcakes even, use an ice cream scoop when it comes to filling the cupcake cases with mixture.
This will make sure you have an even amount of mixture in each cupcake case and that they should rise to the same height.
These cupcakes are ideal for making with children and can be decorated with icing, buttercream or drizzled in chocolate.
These plain cupcakes can be decorated with our perfect cupcake buttercream to create delicious celebration cakes.
Freezing: The cakes are best eaten on the day that they’re baked, but if necessary, once cold, they can be wrapped in freezer bags and frozen for up to 1 month. They will defrost in about 1hour. They can be decorated with the buttercream topping while they are still frozen, which will help to keep them as fresh as possible before serving.
Flavour variations: If you don’t want plain cupcakes, then try one of these flavours:
Now watch our video recipe for the perfect buttercream !