Easy Cupcakes

What You Need:

  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • Frosting

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Sift together all dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. Measure all liquid ingredients, and combine in a separate container.
  4. Combine dry and wet ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Blend for 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping the sides of the bowl constantly.
  6. Beat an additional 3 minutes on high speed, again scraping the bowl occasionally.
  7. Place cupcake papers in muffin tins, and pour the batter into the cups, filling them halfway up to the top.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  9. Add frosting after the cupcakes have cooled.

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