200g unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup caster sugar
21/2 cup plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
Preheat oven to 180°C. Line muffin or mini-muffin pans with paper cases.
Sift flour baking powder and baking soda together.
Using an electric mixer, beat butter, vanilla and sugar in a small bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat. Mixture will seprate at this stage. Stir in milk followed by flour, baking powder and baking soda mixture.
Mix well until well combined.
use 2 level tablespoons of mixture for larger cupcakes and 1 for mini cupcakes.
Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until toothpick comes out clear