If you’ve ever had an epic baking fail when trying your hand at a cupcake recipe, you’ll be pleased to note that there are only four simple steps to enjoying these never fail cupcakes – just mix, bake, ice and serve – that’s it! They’ll be ready to serve and devour within 30 minutes! That’s right, this is a light and fluffy, quick and easy cupcake recipe that requires just 15 minutes to prep and 15 to cook.

15 min
15 min



  1. 125g butter, softened
  2. 2 large eggs
  3. 1tsp Queen Vanilla Bean Paste
  4. 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour, sifted
  5. 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  6. 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  7. 1/4 tsp salt
  8. 2 tsp baking powder

Method - Cupcakes

  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.

Method - Icing

  1. Step 1

    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.

Comments & Reviews

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