Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes | Zelish

Homemade eggless vanilla cupcakes recipe. These are buttery, soft, moist and fluffy, in short, the best and perfect.

The cupcakes made with simple, basic ingredients. These are soft, fluffy, moist and the best birthday cupcakes ever.

Even though these are made without eggs, you won’t believe that they are really the fluffiest cupcakes you have ever made. The light, airy texture with soft crumbs is perfection.

Cuisine: North India Recipe
Dish Type: Dessert
Preparation Time: 25 Minutes

Ingredients of Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

1 cup Milk at room temperature
1 teaspoon Apple cider vinegar * or use regular white vinegar
1 ½ cups Cake flour (*or substitute 1 ¼ cups All purpose flour + 2 tablespoons Cornstarch)
¾ teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Baking soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 stick or 8 oz or ½ cup Unsalted butter Softened at room temperature
¾ cup Sugar¾ cup Sugar
2 teaspoon Vanilla paste
½ teaspoon Lemon zest
1 batch Buttercream frosting
Sprinkles for decorating

How to make Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

Step 1: Make sure that all the ingredients are at room temperature. Remove the milk and butter from the refrigerator a few hours before (depending on the temperature of your kitchen time may vary) and let them sit on counter-top and bring them to room temperature.
Step 2: Pre-heat the oven to 350°F (180°C) for at least 10 minutes.
Step 3: To make buttermilk, add apple cider vinegar to the room temperature milk and set it aside for 10 minutes.
Step 4: Line a muffin pan with cupcake liners and keep it aside.
Step 5: Take cake flour (or all purpose flour + cornstarch mixture), baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl.
Step 6: Whisk till everything is incorporated well. Keep it aside.
Step 7: In another large bowl, take softened butter and sugar.
Step 8: Start whisking (using a hand mixer or wire whisk by hand or stand mixer with a whisk attachment) till it gets creamy, light and fluffy. In between scrape the sides and keep beating.
Step 9: Now add lemon zest and vanilla bean paste. Again beat it till mixed.
Step 10: Now add half of the flour mixture and half of the buttermilk. Beat it and as soon as you see it is mixed, stop beating.
Step 11: Scrape down the sides and add remaining flour and buttermilk. Beat it till everything is incorporated well.
Step 12: Now using spatula scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl and fold the remaining tidbits of flour into the batter.
Step 13: Now pour into the cupcake liners with only ⅔ full. Do not overfill.
Step 14: Bake into pre-heated oven for 25-27 minutes or till the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Step 15: Let them cool in the pan for 5 minutes then remove it to a cooling rack and let them cool completely.
Step 16: Once they cooled completely then frost them with frosting. And add some sprinkles.

Step by Step Process How to Make Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe with Photo:

Step 1: Take cake flour (or all purpose flour + cornstarch mixture), baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 1 | Zelish

Step 2: Whisk till everything is incorporated well. Keep it aside.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 2 | Zelish

Step 3: In another large bowl, take softened butter and sugar.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 3 | Zelish

Step 4: Start whisking (using a hand mixer or wire whisk by hand or stand mixer with a whisk attachment) till it gets creamy, light and fluffy. In between scrape the sides and keep beating. – This method which produces a cupcake that is light and airy with a soft crumb.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 4 | Zelish

Step 5: Now add lemon zest and vanilla bean paste.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 5 | Zelish

Step 6: Again beat it till mixed.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 6 | Zelish

Step 7: Now add half of the flour mixture and half of the buttermilk.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 7 | Zelish

Step 8: Beat it and as soon as you see it is mixed, stop beating.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 8 | Zelish

Step 9: Scrape down the sides and add remaining flour and buttermilk. Beat it till everything is incorporated well.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 9 | Zelish

Step 10: Now using spatula scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl and fold the remaining tidbits of flour into the batter.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 10 | Zelish

Step 11: Now pour into the cupcake liners with only ⅔ full. Do not overfill.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 11 | Zelish

Step 12: Bake into pre-heated oven for 25-27 minutes or till the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let them cool in the pan for 5 minutes then remove it to a cooling rack and let them cool completely.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Step 12 | Zelish

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