White Cupcakes

What Are White Cupcakes?

These easy cupcakes are light and fluffy, with a sweet flavor, vanilla buttercream frosting and sprinkles. Perfect for weddings, baby showers, and everyday occasions!

Simple Ingredients

You'll need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe, so round them up and let's get started!

Mix the Dry Ingredients

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

Cream the Butter

Cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy and light in color.

Add the Sour Cream

Add the sour cream, vanilla extract, and half of the dry ingredients. Mix to combine.

Add the Milk

Add the milk, water, and remaining dry ingredients. Mix to combine.

Beat the Egg Whites

Beat the egg whites on high speed until stiff peaks form.

Combine Ingredients

Fold the egg whites gently into the batter, one half at a time.


Fill the cupcake liners halfway and bake for 15-17 minutes.


Allow the cupcakes to cool in the pan for 2-3 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Frost the Cupcakes

Mix butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, salt, and cream until smooth. Then pipe the frosting onto the cooled cupcakes.


Top with white sprinkles, shredded coconut, or any topping of your choice. Enjoy!

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