Who can resist a handheld cake swathed in creamy frosting?

These cupcakes are made from box mixes enriched with buttermilk, so the batter bakes up melt-in-your-mouth moist everytime.

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups buttermilk

1/4 cup butter, melted

2 large eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Vegetable cooking spray

 

Preparations

Beat first 6 ingredients at low speed with an electric mixer just until dry ingredients are moistened. Increase speed to medium, and beat 2 minutes or until […]

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The Foodini is […]

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