Neverfail Cupcakes

There’s just four simple steps to enjoying these never fail cupcakes – just mix, bake, ice and serve. They’ll be ready to devour within 30 minutes!



  1. 125g butter, softened
  2. 2 eggs
  3. 1tsp Queen Vanilla Bean Paste
  4. 1 1/2 cups plain flour, sifted
  5. 1 cup caster sugar
  6. 1/2 cup milk
  7. 1/4 tsp salt
  8. 2 tsp baking powder


  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth with an electric mixer. Place mixture into lined cupcake trays using a spoon and bake for 15 minutes. Allow to cool while preparing icing.

  2. Step 2

    To prepare icing, combine all ingredients in a bowl with milk and beat using electric mixers as per packet instructions. Add Vanilla Bean Paste and food colour gel, then ice cupcakes using a spatula. Finish by decorating with icing decorations.

To freeze ahead, simply prepare cupcakes and allow to cool completely before wrapping individually in cling wrap. Freeze for up to 3 months. Allow to thaw completely and prepare icing as per instructions when ready to serve.