Small Batch: Cupcakes for Two Recipe


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Sometimes you need a big batch of cupcakes, but sometimes you just need a couple, right? If you need a couple of cupcakes in a pinch, try this cupcakes for two recipe!

This yummy cupcakes for two recipe is exactly what it sounds like: you end up with two cupcakes! Perfect for when you need a cupcake (or two!) but don’t need an entire batch! (Also perfect for when you need a cupcake but don’t have enough ingredients for an entire batch!)

These cupcakes have a great vanilla flavor and are so, so good! I paired them with my favorite store bought icing – Rainbow Chip!

Cupcakes for Two

cupcakes for two recipe on Splendry


  • 1 egg white
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 2 T. melted butter
  • 1/4 C. flour
  • 1/4 (heaping) tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 T. milk
  • a pinch of salt
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I went ahead and measured out the ingredients for show, but it really can be one bowl! :)

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tin with two liners.

2. Mix egg white and sugar and whisk until combined.

sugar egg white

3. Add in vanilla and melted butter and stir until mixed.

4. Add flour, baking powder and salt and stir until smooth. Stir in milk.

cupcakes for two mixed batter

5. Divide between liners and bake 10-12 minutes or until done. Cool and frost!

cupcakes for two batter

cupcakes for two baked cupcakes

The next time you need a quick dessert or you’re just running low on ingredients this is a GREAT fix!

cupcakes for two recipe

You can see the recipe in action too! See our recipe video below!

Looking for another quick and easy dessert? How about the best mug cake you’ll ever try!?

Originally published July 4, 2016

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Jamie loves a little black dress, chips and salsa, and is obsessed with subscription boxes. She tries to maintain an air of sophisticated city life while actually living next to a wheat field. Or is it alfalfa? Corn? She doesn’t know. You can find her blogging about style and shopping at JK Style. She lives in rural Oklahoma with her husband and baby boy.

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