The ultimate low effort cupcake recipe. From morning tea, to kid’s birthdays, to the school fete, there is never a bad time for a batch of these simple vanilla cupcakes!

15 min
15 min


  1. 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour
  2. 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar
  3. 3/4 cup (180ml) milk
  4. 125g butter, melted & cooled
  5. 2 large eggs
  6. 1 tsp Queen Natural Vanilla Extract


  1. 1 1/2 cups (225g) icing mixture
  2. 1 1/2 tbsp (30ml) milk
  3. Queen Rainbow Colours
  4. Queen Edible Wafer Daisies


  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200C (fan forced), Sift flour and sugar into a large bowl. In a small bowl (or large jug), beat eggs with a fork. Add milk, vanilla and cooled butter, stir to combine.

  2. Step 2

    Add egg & milk mixture to the sifted flour and stir with a metal spoon.

  3. Step 3

    Spoon into muffin sized paper cases (or a greased muffin pan) and bake for 12-15 minutes.

Method - Icing

  1. Step 1

    In a medium bowl, mix icing sugar, food colour and milk until smooth. Spread on cooled cupcakes and top with sprinkles.

Comments & Reviews

A great easy recipe to make with my niece. Works every time.