Egg-free Vanilla Cupcakes

Egg-free Vanilla Cupcakes
(approx 24 cupcakes)

1/2 cup butter softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
3 cups cake flour

Preheat oven to 350
Sift dry ingredients together, set aside.
In mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Add vanilla to the measured out milk and add milk and flour in alternate batches beginning and ending with the flour. After ingredients are combined beat for about 1 minute on medium speed.
Fill cupcake liners about 2/3 full and bake for approx. 20 minutes until centers are set and toothpick comes out clean.
Let cool on wire rack until you are ready to frost.