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rainbow sprinkle cake

Easy Rainbow Sprinkle Cake

Nothing says "Happy Birthday" like this festive and delicious cake.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Jewish, Kosher
Keyword: birthday, festive, Funfetti, Moist
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 16 slices
Calories: 165kcal


  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • 8" baking dish


  • 1 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • cup oil
  • ¼ cup water or orange juice
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup rainbow sprinkles
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • Vanilla Buttercream Frosting


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour 8" or 9" baking dish.
  • In a large glass bowl mix together non-dairy milk and apple cider vinegar. Allow to sit for 5-10 minutes.
  • Add oil, water or orange juice, lemon juice, and vanilla ino milk mixture and stir well.
  • In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Stir milk mixture into flour mixture until lump free but do not over mix.
  • In a small bowl combine sprinkles and 1 teaspoon flour and toss to coat.
  • Pour sprinkles into cake batter and gently stir to distribute.
  • Pour batter into prepared baking dish. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow cake to cool in pan for 5 minutes then run a knife around perimeter of cake and invert onto cooling rack.
  • Cool completely before frosting.


Make sure to coat the sprinkles in flour before adding them to the cake batter.
This recipe makes one cake. If you want to make a layer cake then you will need more than one cake. Do not simply double (or triple) the recipe as the ratios change.


Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg