Golden Yellow Cup Cakes

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes


16 servings

The perfect cupcake has a million frosting possibilities!



  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.
  2. Sifted together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. Add the flour mixture in three parts, alternating with the yogurt, but do not overbeat.
  5. 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.


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