Sprinkle Cake

Sprinkle Cake – Not Only For Birthdays!

Why would you always wait until there’s a special occasion like a birthday to eat a sprinkle cake? Let me tell you something, you can bake and enjoy sprinkle cakes anytime you want. Don’t feel forced to limit it to only a few times a year. Just go for it anytime you feel like it! We made our overwhelming version of the sprinkle cake for your pleasure.

Sprinkle Cake

Sprinkle Cake
You guys know, we humans, we like to see colours. They’re exciting us. When we see a cake with a lot of colourful sprinkles spread all over the top, it catches us immediately. We want to taste it. We had that in mind, so in the following article, we made this special recipe for you. Have fun reading and trying it out!
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Prep Time: 50 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Type: Cakes
Cuisine: American
Keywords: Cake, Colourful, Sprinkle, Whipped Cream, Yoghurt
Servings: 8 people
Kalorien: 793kcal


  • 200 g flour
  • 100 g starch
  • 1 packet baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 250 g soft butter
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1 packet vanilla sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 250 g yoghurt
  • some lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 packet vanilla sugar
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • ½ l milk
  • 200 g soft butter
  • 250 ml whipped cream
  • 1 packet cream stiffener
  • 100 g colourful sugar sprinkles


  • Beat the butter, sugar and eggs until frothy
  • Stir in vanilla sugar, salt, lemon zest, lemon juice and yoghurt
  • Mix the flour with baking powder and starch
  • Sieve over it
  • Carefully fold in everything
  • Pour into a round baking pan lined with baking and bake at 160 degrees Celsius for about 35 – 40 minutes, until the top looks golden yellow
  • After baking, take the cake out of the mould and let it cool down.
  • Cut twice and put each layer aside
  • Mix the pudding powder with the sugar in a cup with 2 tablespoons of milk
  • Bring the rest of the milk to a boil in a saucepan
  • Beat the mixed pudding powder under the milk with a whisk and bring to the boil, so that a thick mass is formed
  • Then let the pudding cool down briefly and cover with cling film to prevent the skin from forming
  • In the meantime, stir the butter until frothy
  • Carefully work in the cooled pudding
  • Subsequently, apply part of the buttercream to the bottom of the cake
  • Place the second cake base on top and also brush with the rest of the buttercream
  • Finally, put the last cake base on top
  • Whip the cream firmly with the cream stiffener and spread it all around the cake
  • Decorate the edge with colourful sugar sprinkles
  • If you like it even more colourful, also sprinkle them on top
  • Spread small dabs of cream on top of the cake


Calories: 793kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 59g | Sugar: 36g | Iron: 2mg
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Tips For The Preparation

You can refine the dough with 50 g cocoa powder but then stir in a little milk, as the cocoa makes the dough firmer. If you want, you can round off the cream with eggnog. And if you don’t like buttercream, the cake also tastes great with an egg liqueur on the inside and outside.

General Information Of The Recipe

Use as many sprinkles as you want. This is your cake. Do it how you want it. And of course, this sprinkle cake is still an amazing birthday cake, you just don’t have to only eat it on such special occasions. You can also try out different sizes of it. Why not make a really big sprinkle cake or a few smaller ones? Unfold your creativity.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do if my whipped cream is too firm and cannot spread?

Don’t beat the cream for too long, otherwise, it will turn into butter.

What can I do if the cream does not set?

Pour the cold cream into a fat-free bowl. Whip the cream lightly, then add the cream stiffener and continue to beat.

What to do if the buttercream won’t get creamy?

Gradually stir in the butter in several small portions, preferably a spoon at a time, into the cooled pudding mixture.

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