Traditional Cupcakes

Different flavoured cupcakes

Traditional cupcakes are always a crowd-pleaser.



  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan-forced.
  2. Grease a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan. Alternatively, line holes with paper cases.
  3. Combine flour and caster sugar in a bowl. Make a well in the centre.
  4. Add milk, butter, eggs and vanilla to flour mixture. Using a large metal spoon, stir gently to combine.
  5. Spoon mixture into prepared muffin pan. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  6. Stand in pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
  7. Make icing:
    1. Sift icing sugar into a bowl.
    2. Add food colouring and water.
    3. Stir until smooth and well combined.
  8. Spoon icing over cupcakes.
  9. Decorate with sprinkles.