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Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Icing

Recipe photo courtesy of Gentl & Hyers

While you can certainly serve these classic vanilla cupcakes frosted with Swiss meringue buttercream as is, kids will love transforming them into festive clowns using gumdrops, cinnamon candy, and sprinkles.




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  • myrnwicks
    4 FEB, 2018
    I made these cupcakes to decorate for a baby shower. Unfortunately, they ended in the trash can. They were dense, did not really rise and tasted like batter. I followed the recipe exactly. Won't be trying them again.
  • pintagika
    14 AUG, 2017
    tasty and delicious are the only words I can find! Lilla
  • Jrenee29
    12 OCT, 2012
    After watching my fave show '2 broke girls' I had the sudden urge to make cupcakes, so I figured I would see what great recipe Martha could give me. These cupcakes beautifully baked at exactly 20 minutes. I did find the cupcake heavy and bland, it needs a lot more vanilla. Wondering if it was something I did wrong to make the cupcakes heavy, I did use margarine instead of butter ( forgot to leave butter out of fridge) other than that these vanilla cupcakes were easy to make.

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