Birthday Cake with Sprinkles

Colorful and festive sprinkles are a sure sign that a celebration is afoot. Dress up a weeknight dinner or create a birthday masterpiece with this playful recipe.

INGREDIENTS | SERVES 12

  • 1 18.25-ounce box white cake mix with pudding
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 16-ounce tub prepared frosting
  • Sprinkles
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour cake pan. Set aside.

  2. Mix all ingredients together to form a smooth batter. Turn batter into pan and bake 25 minutes.

  3. Allow cake to cool completely before frosting. Frost cake evenly and top with cheerful sprinkles.

Simple Pleasures

We are often tempted to pull out the stops to create a complicated character cake or spend large amounts of money at a local bakery in order to delight a birthday celebrant — but there's something delightful about a home-baked cake. Top it with brightly colored sprinkles and you have a cake that's a feast for the eyes and the taste buds.

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