Funfetti Cake Recipe

Funfetti Cake – homemade funfetti layer cake filled with sprinkles, topped with fluffy frosting, more sprinkles and a drippy chocolate ganache.

Yield: One 6″ Round Cake


For the Funfetti Cake:
1 ½ cups cake flour (sifted)
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs (room temperature)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¾ cup buttermilk (room temperature)
¼ cup rainbow jimmies sprinkles

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
6 ounces cream cheese (room temperature)
3 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
pinch salt

For the Chocolate Ganache:
3 ounces dark chocolate (finely chopped)
3 ounces heavy cream

For the Assembly:
1 cup rainbow jimmies sprinkles


Make the Funfetti Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.  Grease and flour three 6″ cake rounds and line with parchment.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, and salt until well combined.
  3. Using a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter until smooth.
  4. Visit Funfetti Cake @ for full instructions.

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