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Confetti Cake

This confetti cake just screams celebration. With the pops of color and sugar, this cake is sure to please as it's a good base to work with. You can customize the recipe but remember that it's the confetti that makes it fun for everyone.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 937kcal



  • 12 ounces unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup rainbow sprinkles
  • pinch of salt

Vanilla Buttercream

  • 4 ounces unsalted butter
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk plus 2 tbsp


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a medium sized bowl, whisk the all purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and set aside.
  • In a large bowl beat the butter and sugar until nice and fluffy
  • Add the vanilla extract and egg whites to the sugar mixture and mix until well incorporated
  • Add the flour mixture to the butter and sugar mixture alternating with the milk
  • Fold in the sprinkles
  • Pour the batter into three greased 8 inch baking pans and bake for 25 minutes or until done
  • To make the frosting, mix the unsalted butter for about 2 minutes
  • Add the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract, mix for about 3 minutes on high speed.



Calories: 937kcal | Carbohydrates: 142g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 112g | Vitamin A: 1205IU | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 1.9mg