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Yields:
15 servings
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Meal Types:
Desserts
Snacks
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Vanilla Cupcakes

Sensational cupcakes that are a perfect treat or snack.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 °F (175 °C). line standard muffin tins with paper liners
  2. Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a medium bowl.
  3. Mix milk, oil and vanilla together in a small bowl.
  4. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar using an electric mixer on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Add flour mixture alternately with milk mixture to the shortening mixture and mix well.
  7. Fill each muffin cup with 2 tablespoons of batter
  8. Bake at 350 °F for 15-18 minutes. Note: based on a recipe from the "hello cupcake" book.
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GROSS! Grainy and dry. Who the hell still uses shortening in anything these days?!
15 Jan 12 by member: Marufaru
I made 1/2 a batch and used lemon extract instead of vanilla....yummy and lite!!!!!!
04 Jun 12 by member: norwoa00

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 136 calories in 1 serving of Vanilla Cupcakes.
Calorie break-down: 51% fat, 43% carbs, 6% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 70
Calories 136
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 7.83g 12%
  Saturated Fat 1.173g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.233g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.124g  
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 101mg 4%
Potassium 18mg  
Total Carbohydrate 14.94g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
  Sugars 6.91g  
Protein 1.86g  
 
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
7%
of RDI*
(136 calories)
7% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (43%)
 
Fat (51%)
 
Protein (6%)
Carbohydrates, 14.94g (43%) Fat, 7.83g (51%) Protein, 1.86g (6%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories