Sometimes (fine, most days) I wake up thinking that I feel like baking something. Or more specifically, I feel like eating fresh baked goods right out of the oven. I don’t always want to make a whole batch of something, though, because then I end up eating not one or two but twelve delicious treats, unless I can find some willing friends to take on the excess.
Fortunately, paring down baking recipes is quite easy, and allows you to make just as many as you want. There are plenty of recipes out there for making just two cupcakes, but let’s be serious, two wasn’t going to be enough, so I doubled it and made it four.
Recipe adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction
- 2 egg whites
- 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 3 teaspoons vanilla
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- Handful or so of sprinkles
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin pan with 4 liners.
- In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the egg whites and sugar until combined.
- Stir in the vanilla, melted butter, and milk. Add flour and baking powder and mix everything together well. Add in sprinkles.
- Divide the batter between four cupcake liners (about 1/4 cup per liner) and bake for 10-12 minutes. Let cool completely and frost/decorate as desired.
In a word: yum.
Slather any frosting of your choice on top. Click here for a quick vanilla buttercream recipe.