Chargers Cupcakes

Truth be told I am not a big sports fan,
 but I’m sure the Chargers won the game simply because
  I made cupcakes with their name on them!

Here is the Great Vanilla cupcake recipe
Great Vanilla Cupcake
3 2/3 all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 1/4 tsp salt
1 1/3 cups unsalted butter
2 1/3 cups granulated sugar
5 eggs lightly beaten
4 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups skim milk
Have all the ingredients at room temperature.
Over a sheet of waxed paper, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter on medium speed until smooth and creamy, about 30 seconds. Add the granulated sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes, stopping the mixer occasionally to scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the eggs a little at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in the vanilla just until incorporated, about 1 minute.
Reduce the speed to low and add the flour mixture in three additions, alternating with the milk and beginning and ending with the flour. Beat each addition just until incorporated, stopping the mixer occasionally to scrape down the sides of the bowl.

Fill the cupcake liners 3/4 the way full with 3 tablespoons batter

bake at 325 25 minutes
 it’s so nice these come out such a pretty light color.



This is one delicious chocolate frosting, and pairing it on these vanilla cupcakes will have everyone enjoying them….they’ll be gone before the game is over.

I made some football cookies too:
Here are the recipes for the cookies
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  1. 2

    Amanda says

    Cute stuff! I made royal icing jersey cookies for my boys' football teams. They loved them. I miss football already :-/

  2. 4

    Hoosier Homemade says

    How cool are those? I'm so glad we found each other. Thanks for joining in the fun at the Cupcake Tuesday!

      • 7

        Diane says

        1/3 cups butter is just over 5 tablespoons. 5 and 1/3 Tablespoons to be exact, I just estimate at about 5 Tablespoons.

        This recipe makes a lot, between 34 and 36 I typically fill my cupcakes with a 3 Tablespoon measurement

        Hope that helps :)


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