- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 cup whole milk
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy using a hand mixer or stand mixer.
- Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Stir in the vanilla extract.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk and stirring until just combined.
- Fill each muffin cup about 2/3 full with the batter.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
- Let the muffins cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Serve and enjoy your delicious vanilla muffins!
Optional: You can also add your favorite mix-ins, such as chocolate chips or berries, to the batter before baking.