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Butter-free Vanilla Queen Cupcakes

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You can make these Vanilla Queen Cupcakes, egg-free and vegan as well. They are super easy and delicious and will be enjoyed by all.


A cupcake is a small cake designed to serve one person, which may be baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup. As with larger cakes, frosting and other cake decorations such as fruit and candy may be applied

6 Common Cupcake Problems (+ How to Avoid Them!)

Baking perfect cupcakes can be easier said than done. 

What is the secret to moist cupcakes?

Baking fluffy, moist cupcakes are all about creating air bubbles in your batter that expand in the oven. If you overmix your batter, you collapse those bubbles and end up with a brick-like cake. Always mix on a low speed to avoid this, stopping just as all ingredients blend

Vanilla Queen Cupcakes

Vanilla Queen Cupcakes

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Eggless and Butter-free Vanilla Queen Cupcakes

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts
  • Diet: VeganDiet


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  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk (substitute for any vegan type milk)
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 egg or substitute egg with 1 tablespoon vinegar and 1 tsp bicarb of soda
  • 1 drop of yellow food coloring


  1. Sift dry all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well
  3. Either use a cupcake paper holder or spray the cupcake cavities with a spray of your preference
  4. Spoon the batter into the cupcake holders
  5. Bake in the oven at 180C degrees for 15 minutes


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


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 226
  • Sugar: 13
  • Sodium: 195
  • Fat: 11
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 29
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 4
  • Cholesterol: 32

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Why are my vanilla cupcakes dry?

Too much of a dry ingredient (like flour or cocoa) leads to dry cupcakes. Overbaking can also create dry cakes because the moisture in the cupcakes bakes out.

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