Yellow Cupcakes
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 350° and line 16 muffin cups with paper liners.

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in milk and vanilla until just combined. Add flour mixture in 3 batches, beating until just combined after each addition.

Divide batter among muffin cups and bake in middle of oven about 20 minutes.