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Makes 12 large, or 24 mini cupcakes

1 stick butter, at room temperature
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup milk
1 jar store bought frosting

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and creamy.
  3. Add the eggs and beat well.
  4. Add, flour, baking powder, vanilla and milk; mix well.
  5. Fill paper cupcake liners three quarters full and bake until golden and firm to the touch, about 12 minutes.
  6. Cool on a wire rack.
  7. Fill a piping bag with the frosting and decorate the cupcakes.
  8. Gently stick each one into a bamboo skewer.


Photography by Frances Janisch

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