Golden Glow Cupcakes

READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by Jacklyn Modery

This won a blue ribbon at the Kentucky State Fair. It is from America's Best Recipes State Fair Blue Ribbon Winners Cookbook.

Top Review by bukayo

I searched for months for an easy recipe that was also good. The cupcakes are divine. My go to recipe forever! I used butter instead of shortening.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line muffin tins with paper cupcake liners.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt,and sugar.
  4. Add the shortening and 3/4 cup of the milk and beat for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the remaining 1/4 cup milk, the eggs and vanilla and beat for 2 minutes.
  6. Pour the batter into muffin tins only filling half way up. Don't over-fill!
  7. Bake for 18 minutes or until done.

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