Celebration Cupcakes

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Prep Time: 90 minutes
Yields: 20 cupcakes
Source
ConAgra Mills

Get the party started with crowd-pleasing cupcakes. These treats feature fluffy vanilla cake topped with a classic buttercream. All that’s missing is your unique touch

Ingredients

  • Cupcakes:
  • 2 cups Eagle Mills® All-Purpose Unbleached Flour with Ultragrain®
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • Frosting
  • 2 tablespoons Eagle Mills® All-Purpose Unbleached Flour with Ultragrain®
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Try this tasty recipe for Celebration Cupcakes, which are not only packed with grains but are also under 500 calories.

Directions

Cupcakes
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line twenty 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups. Set aside.
  2. Combine 2 cups flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Place 1/2 cup butter in large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer 30 seconds. Add 1 1/4 cups sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating 1 minute after each. Gradually add flour mixture alternately with the milk, beating on low speed after each addition just until blended.
  3. Fill each cup half full. Bake 18 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.
Frosting
  1. Place 2 tablespoons flour in small saucepan; whisk in 1/2 cup milk until blended. Heat over low heat until thickened. Remove from heat. Cover and cool.
  2. Frost cupcakes with frosting. Decorate as desired.
  3. Beat 1/2 cup butter in large mixing bowl with electric mixer until fluffy. Add 1/2 cup sugar; beat on high speed 4 minutes. Gradually add milk mixture and 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat on low speed until combined. Beat on high speed 7 minutes, or until light and fluffy.