How can I make simple cupcakes

Basic cupcake recipe

Our basic cupcake recipe can be pepped up and decorated with different creams. The wonderful recipe for coffee as a dessert.


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Ingredients for 9 servings

Required kitchen utensils

Piping bagsHand mixerMuffin linersBowl


45 min. Total time 20 min. Preparation time 25 min. Cooking & resting time


  1. First mix the sugar with the vanilla sugar. Now mix the eggs in a bowl, add the sugar mixture and softened butter and beat until creamy. Gradually stir in the milk. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C top / bottom heat.
  2. Now sieve the flour with the baking powder and slowly stir in the butter mixture.
  3. Butter a muffin cup or fill it with paper muffin cups. Now fill the molds halfway with the batter. Put everything on the middle rack in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes at 180 ° C.
  4. For the cream Beat the whipped cream, stir in the sugar and cream stiffener, pour into a piping bag and apply the cream.
  5. Now you can decorate as you like, with chocolate flakes, cocoa, coconut flakes etc.

Tips on the recipe

You can find out whether the cupcakes are ready with the stick test. Insert a wooden stick into the cupcake. If no more moist dough sticks when you pull it out, the cupcakes are ready.

If you prefer chocolate cupcakes, simply add cocoa powder to the flour and baking powder.

If the cream is to be colored, simply add food coloring to the whipped cream.

If you want to invest more time decorating your cupcakes, try frosting, icing and topping.