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4.63 from 27 votes

Homemade Funfetti Cake

This sprinkle cake is perfect for any celebration!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 servings
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $15

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar super fine sugar is best, but regular white sugar will work.
  • 4 large eggs whites
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 cup colorful sprinkles

Buttercream Meringue Frosting

  • 2 cups buttercream frosting
  • 1/2 cup sprinkles more for the top

Instructions

Cake

  • Combine all of the dry ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.
  • In a mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add in each egg white one at a time and continue beating.
  • Add in the whole egg.
  • Combine the milk, oil and extracts together in a bowl with a spout.
  • With the mixer on low, alternate the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients, beating until combined each time.
  • Fold in the sprinkles and pour into a 9x13, buttered sheet pan.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes at 350 degrees. This will vary depending on the cake pan you use, true oven temperature and location.

Notes

  • Use organic ingredients, grass-fed when possible. The taste is so much more balanced and rich.
  • When measuring flour for a cake, lightly spoon it over the measuring cup, then swipe the top using the back of a knife.
  • Use room temperature ingredients.
  • When mixing on low, alternate the dry and wet ingredients.
  • Butter the cake pan or sheet pan well.
  • Don’t over-mix once the flour is added.
  • Store cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days. Trust us, there won’t be any left after 5 days.
  • Bake this cake in 8x8 round cake pans or a rectangular cake pan.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 883IU | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg