Cupcakes use the same basic ingredients as standard-sized cakes; however, they're more convenient for small functions where only a few people will be served. Number cupcakes provide a way to take that a step further -- and add a special touch to the traditional cupcake. Make a number cupcake to display your child's age at his next birthday party or as a funny birthday treat to helpfully remind your spouse of his age at his next birthday celebration.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Lightly grease the number mold(s) and baking sheet.
Fill a bowl with flour and mix in other dry ingredients.
In a separate bowl, combine butter, milk, eggs and vanilla. Stir them into the flour mixture.
In a separate bowl, combine butter, milk, eggs and vanilla. Stirring in the flour mixture, add all wet ingredients and blend.
Lay number cake molds flat on a baking sheet, and fill them with batter. Fill the molds two-thirds full.
Place the baking sheet in a preheated oven for 10 to 20 minutes, depending on the size of the mold. Periodically, check on the cupcakes by placing a toothpick into the center of the cupcake until the toothpick comes out clean.