2 ¾ cups plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
200g softened unsalted butter
1 ¾ cups castor sugar
1 Tbs Vanilla extract
1 cup milk
Preheat oven tp 170 degrees Line two muffin trays with baking paper
Sift baking powder and flour
In a separate bowl cream butter (1-2 mins) Add castor sugar a third at a time, combining after each addition. After the last addition beat mixture until it is light and fluffy and sugar has almost dissolved.
Add eggs on at a time and beat until light and fluffy and,
Add vanilla and beat until combined
Add 1/3 of the flour to the creamy mixture and beat on low speed until combined. Add ½ the milk quantity and beat on low until combined and repeat until all flour milk is added.
Spoon mixture into cupcake papers, filling each one about ¾ full
Bake for 18-20 mins, or until a skewer inserted come out clean.
Remove cupcakes from tray and cool on wire rack for 30 mins before frosting.