Golden Yellow Cup Cakes

The perfect cupcake has a million frosting possibilities!

  • PREPARATION TIME: 15 Minutes
  • COOKING TIME: 20 Minutes
  • YIELDS 16 servings


  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter(1 stick)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Oikos® Greek 0% Plain or Vanilla yogurt
Golden Yellow Cup Cakes


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.
  • Sifted together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • Cream the butter and the sugar together in an electric mixer until very light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add the eggs and vanilla, beating well to blend.
  • Add the flour mixture in three parts, alternating with the yogurt, but do not overbeat.
  • Divide the batter among the prepared pans. Bake cupcakes for about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean. Cool be frosting as desired.


  • For Red Velvet cupcakes, add 1/4 cocoa powder to the flour mixture and 3-4 tablespoons red food coloring with the eggs.
  • For Chocolate flecked cupcakes, stir 1/2 cup finely chopped semisweet chocolate to the batter after mixing.