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Quick and Easy Cupcakes

  • Cooking time20 min
  • Prep time10 min
  • Makes 12 cupcakes
recipe image Petits gâteaux faciles et rapides


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) Becel® salted margarine sticks , divided
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract , divided
  • 1/2 cup PLUS 2 Tbsp. 2% milk , divided
  • 2 cups icing sugar

Nutrition facts

Total Fat16.00 g
Saturated Fat4.500 g
Trans Fat0.000 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3.000 g
Monounsaturated Fat8.000 g
Cholesterol30 mg
Sodium200 mg
Total Carbs49.00 g
Dietary Fiber1.0 g
Sugars37.00 g
Protein3.00 g
Vitamin D0.000 mcg
Calcium46 mg
Iron1.00 mg
Potassium77.000 mg
Omega-31.00 g
Omega-63.00 g


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line 12-cup muffin pan with paper cupcake liners; set aside.
  2. Combine flours and baking powder in medium bowl; set aside.
  3. Beat 1/2 cup (1 stick) Becel® salted margarine sticks with granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until creamy. Beat in eggs on low speed until blended, about 2 minutes. Beat in 1/2 cup (125 mL) milk and 1 tsp. (5 mL)vanilla. Slowly beat in flour mixture just until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Evenly spoon batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove cupcakes and cool completely.
  5. Meanwhile, blend remaining 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine, icing sugar, remaining 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) milk and 1 tsp. (5 mL) vanilla until blended. Beat on medium-high speed, scraping sides occasionally, until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Evenly frost cooled cupcakes.
*See nutrition information for calorie, saturated fat and sugar content.