2.5 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
.5 teaspoon baking soda
.5 teaspoon salt
.5 cup milk
.5 cup veggie oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 stick of butter
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs
mix dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and soda, salt) in one bowl.
mix wet ingredients (milk, oil, vanilla) in another bowl.
mix sugar and butter in one big bowl.
once sugar/butter is light and fluffy, add the flour bowl, then the wet bowl, then flour bowl (etc) until all ingredients are in butter bowl and finish with flour mix last.
mix mix mix, here i added a whole whack of red food colouring to get the pink colour.
pour into cupcake pan, lined with those cute paper liners.
oven should be preheated at 350* F.
bake 15-20 minutes, until toothpick can slide in and out smooth.