Classic Yellow Buttermilk Cupcake: The Peacekeeper

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If you choose Classic Yellow Buttermilk Cupcakes, your Cupcake Personality is: The Peacekeeper

The Peacekeeper: You are straightforward, honest, and give the best advice. You would rather avoid conflict, but are always there to referee and keep the peace. You like the simple things in life, but that doesn’t mean that you are boring. Sometimes you go crazy and choose chocolate. (It’s ok. We won’t tell.)

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Classic Yellow Buttermilk Cupcakes Recipe

Classic Yellow Buttermilk Cupcake |

 Yield: 12 cupcakes

Classic Yellow Buttermilk Cupcake Recipe


1 ¾ cups cake flour 425 mL
1 tsp baking powder 5 mL
¼ tsp baking soda 1 mL
¼ tsp salt 1 mL
1 cup granulated sugar 250 mL
½ cup canola oil 125 mL
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract 5 mL
½ cup buttermilk 125 mL


  1. Line muffin pan with cupcake liners. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In medium bowl, combine cake flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well. Set aside.
  3. In large bowl, beat together sugar, canola oil and eggs until thickened, about 2 – 3 minutes. Beat in vanilla. Add dry ingredients and milk to wet ingredients. Beat mixture until well combined, about 1 minute.
  4. Divide cupcake batter into the paper lined muffin pan. Bake cupcakes for approximately 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center of the cupcakes comes out clean. Remove cupcakes from pan and cool completely on wire rack.
  5. Frost with vanilla icing. Recipe follows.

Vanilla Icing Recipe


3 1/2- 4 cups confectioner’s sugar 875 mL – 1 L
1/3 cup canola margarine 75 mL
2 Tbsp 1% milk 30 mL
1 tsp vanilla extract 5 mL


  1. In a large bowl, beat together the confectioner’s sugar, margarine, milk and vanilla.  Adjust icing sugar or milk quantities if necessary.

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