These soft and fluffy confetti cupcakes are above standard; taking everything you love about professional bakery cupcakes and converting them into a homemade recipe. For successful results, follow this recipe closely including using cake flour, only egg whites (no yolks), and sour cream. If desired, use chocolate frosting instead.
Yield: 14 cupcakes
1 and 3/4 cups (200g) cake flour (spoon & leveled)*
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
3 large egg whites, at room temperature*
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup (120g) full-fat sour cream at room temperature*
1/2 cup (120ml) whole milk at room temperature*
1/2 cup (80g) rainbow sprinkles* (plus extra for garnish)
vanilla buttercream or your choice of frosting
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C). Line a 12-cup muffin pan with cupcake liners. Line a second pan with 2 liners – this recipe makes about 14 cupcakes. Set aside.
- Whisk the cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together. Set aside. READ MORE