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Soft and fluffy vanilla cupcakes

Ultimate OmNoms
Super moist kid-friendly cupcake recipe that also freezes well.
Yields 24 cupcakes


  • 325 g standard flour
  • 380 g sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 240 ml milk
  • 120 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 240 ml water


  • Preheat your oven to 175°C and line your cupcake tray.
  • Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl: flour, sugar, baking powder, salt.
  • Mix the wet ingredients in another bowl: milk, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, eggs.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • While the mixer is on low speed, slowly add the water into the batter. Make sure to scrape down the bottom and sides to make sure the dry ingredients are incorporated.
  • Fill the cupcake liners about 3/4 way to the top.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  • Eat these delicious cupcakes by itself or leave to cool completely and make pretty with your favourite icing.