Favorite Cupcakes

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by ellie_

My kids loved these cupcakes when they were small and I always thought they were a bit healthier than some others. Recipe source: Joy of Cooking.

Top Review by cuisinebymae

These are wonderful! Dense, moist and delicious! I didn't frost them-they're sweet enough. They mixed up easily by hand. I will definitely make these again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Line cupcake pan with liners or grease cupcake/muffin tins.
  3. In a large bowl sift flours, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add butter and 2/3 cup milk.
  5. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  6. Add egg, 1/3 cup milk and vanilla and beat an additional 2 minutes.
  7. Stir in raisins.
  8. Spoon into muffin tins.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  10. When cool sprinkle with powdered sugar or frost with favorite frosting.

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