cup all-purpose ﬂour
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon baking soda
stick unsalted butter,
cups powdered sugar
cup granulated sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Line a 12-cup mufﬁn pan with
In a small bowl, sift ﬂour, baking
powder, baking soda and salt.
Cream butter and shortening, and add vanilla.
Gradually add powdered
Add milk by the
tablespoon until icing is
Color with food coloring
In a large bowl, beat butter until
creamy. Gradually beat in granulated sugar; beat 2 minutes
until ﬂuffy. Beat in eggs one at a time until well blended; beat
in vanilla. Beat in ﬂour mixture, alternating with buttermilk,
just until smooth. Divide batter evenly among mufﬁn cups.
Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until tops spring back when
Let cool, top with frosting.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Villages - May 2013