Quick and Easy Vanilla Cupcake Recipe - these cupcakes are topped with cream cheese frosting that can be customized in many, many ways.
Using your mixer, whip 3 eggs, then gradually add 1.5 cups sugar. Whip until pale yellow and foamy, about 4 minutes. Add half of the sour cream, mix to incorporate. Add half the flour and the baking soda, mix to incorporate. Repeat with remaining sour cream and flour. -If using poppy seeds, add them at this point and mix to incorporate.
Using a mixer, whip together 1 pack cream cheese and 4 oz butter. Turn the speed to low and add 4 cups powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, allowing the ingredients to incorporate before adding the next cup. Add 1 tbsp vanilla extract. Whip for another 2-3 minutes, until smooth and fluffy. Fit a pastry bag or a sturdy gallon-sized zip lock bag with a star tip or a tip of your choice. Fill the pastry bag with frosting and put it in the refrigerator until the cupcakes cooled down.
The recipe can be cut in 3, this way you will probably get about 8 cupcakes.
*This frosting recipe makes a pretty sweet frosting. You can cut the amount of sugar, to your taste if you want a less sweet frosting.
***Ultimately, you can use a different frosting altogether. You can use 3 ups of whip cream+ 1 can of condensed milk (cooked or uncooked) + 1/4 cup sugar. - Whip the heavy cream to stiff peaks, continuing to whip, add the condensed milk, pouring it down the side of the bowl. Add the sugar and mix to incorporate.
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