adapted from "I like You: Hospitality Under the Influence" by Amy Sedaris
Makes 24 cupcakes
1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter at room temperature
1 3/4 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons sour cream
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease or line a cupcake pan with paper liners
in a large bowl cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add vanilla, salt, and baking powder.
Add flour in three batches, alternating with the milk. Mix until batter is smooth with no lumps, but do not over beat.
Divide batter evenly among cups, and bake for 18- 20 minutes or until tops are just golden and toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool on rack to room temperature before frosting.
This printable recipe from StartingtoSimmer.blogspot.com