A cupcake or fairy cake is a small cake designed to serve one person. They come in a fantastic variety of flavours and can have a wide range of toppings. Here, we showcase our favourite vanilla based cupcakes for you to try at home. Cupcakes are ideal for special occasions such as birthday, weddings or christenings or just as an attractive sweet treat. Surprisingly easy to make, let your creative juices flow and add your own touch to these highly adaptable recipes.