Easy Yellow Cupcakes

Photo by Charles Masters
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  • Serves 12
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 476 calories
    • Fat 23 g
    • Sat Fat 14 g
    • Cholesterol 93 mg
    • Sodium 260 mg
    • Protein 5 g
    • Carbohydrate 64 g
    • Sugar 49 g
    • Fiber 0.5 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 104 mg


  1. Check 1 3/4cups cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  2. Check 3/4cup granulated sugar
  3. Check 2teaspoons baking powder
  4. Check 1/2teaspoon baking soda
  5. Check 1/4teaspoon kosher salt
  6. Check 3/4cup plain low-fat yogurt
  7. Check 1/2cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  8. Check 2 large eggs
  9. Check 1teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  10. Check Easy Cream Cheese Frosting


  1. Heat oven to 375° F. Line a standard 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the yogurt, butter, eggs, and vanilla. Add the flour mixture and mix until incorporated.
  3. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups. Bake until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 18 to 20 minutes. Transfer the cupcakes to a wire rack and let cool before frosting.