Sunday, January 26, 2014

Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting - India Flag Special Cupcakes for Republic Day

Wish you all a very Happy 64th Republic Day to all my Readers, bloggers, friends!!!

I thought I would enhance this year Republic Day celebrations with tri colors of our India flag and baked these delicious vanilla cupcakes with awesome colors of frosting 

A recipe for vanilla cupcakes and butter cream frosting is a perfect pair for model cupcakes. These are very simple to make and taste so yummy


All-purpose flour – 1 ½ cups
Unsalted Butter – 1 stick
Baking Powder – 1 tsp
Granulated Sugar – 3/4 cup
Eggs – 3 no
Pure vanilla extract – 1 ½ tsp
Milk – ¾ cup
Salt – ½ tsp

Buttercream Frosting
Confectioners’ sugar – 1 cup
Unsalted butter – ¼ cup
Vanilla extract – ½ tsp
Milk – 1tsp
Green, Orange colors – As Required



  • In a mixing bowl, add flour, baking powder, and salt and mix well.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add butter and sugar and mix well until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time
  • Now add vanilla and mix well.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a cupcake pan with paper liners; set aside.
  • Add flour mixture and milk alternatively, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  • Divide batter evenly among the prepared cupcake liners, about three-quarters full each.
  • Bake until golden and tops spring back to touch, about 20-22 minutes.
  • Transfer cupcakes and cool them.


  • In an electric mixer, add butter and beat until smooth and well blended.
  • Now add the vanilla extract. With the mixer on low speed, gradually beat in the sugar
  • Now add the milk and beat well until frosting is light and fluffy
  • Add a little more milk or sugar, if needed. Tint the frosting with desired food.


  1. Delicious and very apt for the occasion!!

  2. Apt for the occasion! Very beautifully made cupcakes...looks perfect n delicious it!

  3. Delicious and yummy cupcakes, beautifully done.

  4. Excellent and colorful looking cupcakes. Belated Happy Republic day to you and your family.

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