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I would like a really luscious recipe for a bakery type vanilla or white cake and frosting, for my hubby's birthday. Hope you can help. Thanks!

Becky from Georgia

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July 2, 20080 found this helpful

http://www.recipezaar.com/12315

Type in the frosting you are looking for in their search box.

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July 4, 20080 found this helpful

I have made several times, and would recommend highly, the recipe that was featured on the Martha Stewart Show a couple of years ago: Billy's Vanilla, Vanilla Cupcakes. There is an associated buttercream frosting with it. I like to read the reviews to see what other cooks' experiences have been. If you can't find it, I will be glad to send it to you. I loved them and so did my adult son and his friends. Just enter the name of the cupcakes, as above. on her site's search box.

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July 5, 20080 found this helpful

Thanks so much! I think I am going to try Billy's Vanilla Vanilla.

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July 8, 20080 found this helpful

I was going to just give you the link, but here is the
link and the recipe from there:
http://www.mart … vanilla-cupcakes

Billy's Vanilla, Vanilla Cupcakes

Makes about 30 cupcakes
1 3/4 cups cake flour, not self-rising
1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch cubes
4 large eggs
1 cup whole milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Billy's Vanilla Buttercream
Colored Sprinkles, for decorating, optional
Alternate frosting: Billy's Chocolate Buttercream

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Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Line cupcake pans with paper liners; set aside.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment,
combine flours, sugar, baking powder, and salt; mix on low speed
until combined.
Add butter, mixing until just coated with flour.
In a large glass measuring cup, whisk together eggs, milk, and vanilla.
With mixer on medium speed, add wet ingredients in 3 parts,
scraping down sides of bowl before each addition; beat until
ingredients are incorporated but do not overbeat.
Divide batter evenly among liners, filling about 2/3 full.
Bake, rotating pan halfway through, until a cake tester inserted in
the center comes out clean, 17 to 20 minutes.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Repeat process with remaining batter.
Once cupcakes have cooled, use a small offset spatula to frost tops

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of each cupcake.
Decorate with sprinkles, if desired.
Serve at room temperature.

Billy's Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
6 to 8 cups powdered confectioners sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment,
cream butter until smooth and creamy, 2 to 3 minutes.
With mixer on low speed, add 6 cups sugar, milk, and vanilla. Mix
until light and fluffy.
If necessary, gradually add remaining 2 cups sugar to reach
desired consistency.
Makes enough for 30 cupcakes.

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