Vanilla Cupcakes With Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting (Georgetown Cupcakes Copycat #Recipe)

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Vanilla Cupcakes With Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting (Georgetown Cupcakes Copycat Recipe) - From Val's Kitchen

Whipped cream is my favorite frosting. If I can’t have whipped cream frosting, cream cheese frosting is probably my next favorite, I like it much better than buttercream. Take a tasty cupcake, put some cream cheese frosting and a couple of edible pearls on there and you have a fairly elegant looking cupcake. The kind you’d find at a tea party. These are those.

Vanilla Cupcakes With Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting (Georgetown Cupcakes Copycat Recipe)

Vanilla Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted european sweet cream butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste

Vanilla Cupcake Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Place liners in the openings in your cupcake pan.

Place flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl and whisk.

In a separate large mixing bowl, beat butter on medium to high for 30 seconds with an electric or stand mixer.

Add sugar, and vanilla to the butter and beat until combined.

Add eggs one at a time, beating well after adding each one.

Alternate, the flour mixture and milk to butter mixture, beating on low speed until everything is well mixed together.

Fill the cupcake pan liners 2/3 with cake batter.

Bake for 18-20 minutes.

Remove cupcakes from pan and allow to cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes before frosting.

Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 c unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1/2 c softened cream cheese frosting
  • 3 c powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 3 tbs heavy whipping cream

Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting Instructions

In large mixing bowl, beat butter, vanilla bean paste and cream cheese on high speed until fluffy.

Add 3 cups of sugar, one cup at a time.

If frosting looks like sugar pebbles add in heavy cream.

Scrape the sides of the bowl, making sure to get all of the sugar.

Mix until the frosting is stiff and doesn’t fall off the whisk.

Pipe the cupcake using a star tip and top with edible pearls.

Serve.

Vanilla Cupcakes With Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting (Georgetown Cupcakes Copycat Recipe)

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11 comments

patricia Marsden June 17, 2016 - 7:56 am

I like the cake in cupcake mostly because most icings are sugarloads.

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Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle June 17, 2016 - 7:55 pm

Those look flat out fantastic! There’s nothing like a good cupcake. And part of a good cupcake is a good frosting job. Those look beautiful!

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Kayla @ TheEclecticElement June 17, 2016 - 9:24 pm

All I can say is a big hearty yes PLEASE! I personally love cream cheese frosting or buttercream. The stuff that usually comes on cupcakes is WAY too sugary for me and it leaves me feeling a little bit sick. I definitely would love to give this recipe a try one of these days!

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Kathy June 17, 2016 - 10:19 pm

Those look really good. I don’t think I could make mine that great. I’d certainly give it a try though. Yours turned out great!

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janis June 17, 2016 - 10:28 pm

I love Vanilla. Like a lot. I think I’m going to have to make these cupcakes now!

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krystal June 17, 2016 - 11:07 pm

These are kind of my favorite! I am not so great at making my cupcakes look as perfect as these. Love that frosting!

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Alicia June 18, 2016 - 12:02 am

Those look to good to eat! I love the little pearl candies on top, too. So fancy!

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Rebecca Swenor June 18, 2016 - 8:16 am

These vanilla cupcakes with cream cheese vanilla frosting sound like a treat my family would love. I will have to make these for them for sure. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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Dawn gibson-thigpen June 18, 2016 - 11:11 am

oh yummmmm. I love cupcakes especially cupcakes with tons of frosting.

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Ann Bacciaglia June 18, 2016 - 11:14 pm

I love trying copycat recipes. These look so delicious i can not wait to try them. I hope mine turn out looking as good as yours did.

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Jenn June 19, 2016 - 10:55 am

These look delicious, my boys would LOVE them! They look so pretty too.

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