Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line mini cupcake pans with cupcake liners.
together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs
and yolks, 1 at a time, and then stir in the vanilla extract
. Stir in the vegetable oil. Fold in the flour mixture, alternating with the buttermilk.
Fill the cupcake liners about three-quarters full. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes
comes out clean, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool completely, and then frost with Popping Candy Buttercream and enjoy!