1 1/2 sticks softened butter::1 cup sugar::3 large eggs::1 1/2 cups cake flour::1 TBLS warm water::2 tsp. vanilla extract.
Place oven rack on lower-middle position and heat oven to 400˚. Line 12 muffin tins with cupcake papers. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Starting and ending with an egg alternate adding eggs and flour, beating until each is thoroughly incorporated. beat in water and vanilla until just incorporated. Divide batter evenly among prepared cups. Bake until fully cooked and golden, 15-17 minutes. Let cupcakes stand a couple of minutes then cool on wire rack.
Cream Cheese Frosting
4TBLS softened butter::8 ounces of cream cheese, softened::3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
Beat butter and cream cheese until smooth and fluffy. Beat in confectioners' sugar.
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