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Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cupcakes

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These Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cupcakes are perfect for any occasion, completely egg-free and still absolutely delicious! Who said you have to compromise on taste when going eggless? Not us!

Indulge in the Fluffy Delight of Egg-free Vanilla Heaven
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Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cupcakes

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  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 24 depending on size 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts
  • Method: Easy
  • Diet: Low Lactose


These fluffy, moist, and incredibly delicious cupcakes are made without any eggs, but you won’t be able to tell the difference!


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Buttercream icing:



  1. In a bowl, mix the castor sugar, the white, vinegar, and vanilla essence, till all the castor sugar has been dissolved.
  2. Set this bowl aside for now.
  3. In another bowl, sift the cake flour and bicarbonate of soda and salt together.
  4. Pour the water mixture into the flour mixture and mix everything till it is all well combined.
  5. Fill the cupcake holders ¾ of the way and bake in a preheated oven at 180C/350F degrees till the cake tester comes out clean,  roughly 25 minutes.
  6. Once cool ice with buttercream icing.


  1. Whisk everything together till the mixture becomes a nice and stiff one.
  2. Add to a pipping bag and pipe to your heart’s content.


Prepared, tried, and tested by Ureshani from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs a


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 153
  • Sugar: 13.3 g
  • Sodium: 118.5 mg
  • Fat: 6.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.3 g
  • Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
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