what you need...
one cup sugar
two cups self-rising flour
one tsp vanilla extract (the good kind - recommend madagascar pure vanilla extract )
two sticks of room-temperature butter
one jar seedless raspberry jam
four ounces of room-temperature butter
one and a half tsp vanilla extract
one or two tbsp of milk
what to do...
mix dry ingredients separately
whisk together butter & vanilla extract first
add eggs one at a time
once butter, extract and eggs are whisked add dry ingredients
batter should be at a smooth consistency
add a third of batter into the cups
add a tsp of jam (more if desired) into center of batter
meantime beat the butter with mixer until smooth, add sugar
whisk extract and milk to finish
leave in refrigerator until time to frost
hope they're really, really good for you!