Do you wish that every day can be your birthday? Making funfetti birthday cake is like celebrating your birthday anytime you want.
Funfetti birthday cake is a moist vanilla cake that is studded with rainbow sprinkles, so it looks like confetti, hence the name Funfetti! It’s a fun and festive cake that instantly transports you back to your childhood.
Today we are looking at the many ways you can turn funfetti birthday cake into any dessert you want. You can choose from cinnamon rolls, biscotti, whoopie pies, and even white hot chocolate! Any of these desserts are sure to make you feel like you are celebrating your birthday any day of the week!
Before we get started, I wanted to share this excellent tutorial with you on How to Make Homemade Sprinkles. You can make hundreds of combinations of sprinkles at one time! This is perfect for this post because the central part of Funfetti cake is the sprinkles so it’s nice to know that you can make your own sprinkles if you want too!
Here are 20 Funfetti Birthday Cake Desserts That’ll Make You Feel Like Every Day Is Your Birthday!
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1. Foolproof Funfetti Birthday Cake
Found from XO, Katie Rosario
Making this foolproof funfetti birthday cake is like celebrating your birthday anytime you want! This foolproof funfetti birthday cake is a fun and festive cake that instantly transports you back to your childhood. Learn how to make this Foolproof Funfetti Birthday Cake that’ll make you feel like it’s your birthday every day! Get the recipe at XO, Katie Rosario
2. Whoopie Pie Birthday Cake Cookie Sandwiches
Found from I Am Baker
These whoopie pie cookie sandwiches are made from a funfetti cake base but have a more cookie-like texture. The cookies are crisp on the outside but soft and tender on the inside. These cookies are big, especially with creamy vanilla buttercream centers! Add more sprinkles on the edge of the frosting for even more birthday cake fun!
3. Funfetti Cookies n Creme Blondies
Found from A Bajillian Recipes
These cookies n creme blondies are similar to brownies with a soft and chewy. The blondies are dense but buttery loaded with Oreos, sprinkles and white chocolate chips! The rainbow sprinkles make these blondies a fun and festive dessert to have that’ll make every day feel like your birthday.
4. Funfetti Birthday Cheesecake
Found from Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt
Who doesn’t love cheesecake?! This funfetti birthday cheesecake is creamy and rich with a chocolate cookie crust, dense cheesecake studded with sugar cookie dough throughout and topped in whipped cream. This cheesecake has lots of dimension to it, and each bite has a new surprise. The sugar cookie dough studded throughout the cream cheesecake is a genius idea!
5. Funfetti Cake Macarons
Found from Sweet & Savory
These funfetti cake macarons are crisp and chewy with a festive flare. The rainbow sprinkles are baked right into the cookie shells, so every bite is like a party. These macaron cookies are filled with a creamy white chocolate buttercream that’s perfectly sweet!
6. Funfetti Cake Batter Fudge
Found from Sugar Spun Run
Fudge is one of those recipes that instantly intimidate people but its actually an easy to make dessert. This funfetti fudge is made with sweetened condensed milk, white chocolate, butter, and funfetti cake mix. Yes, cake mix! The cake mix is used just for the powder dry mix that you carefully fold into the hot mixture. The cake mix gets soaked up into the hot fudge mixture, and it becomes stable and easier to cut into bite-size pieces. Fold in more sprinkles for a real birthday celebration!
7. Gluten-Free Birthday Cake Waffles
Found from Fearless Dining
One way to celebrate a birthday is by having a special birthday breakfast. Start your day with homemade waffles studded with lots of rainbow sprinkles. Top these delicious crispy waffles with a scoop of ice cream or whipped cream hot fudge and even more sprinkles!
8. Funfetti Cake Pops
Found from Plum Crazy About Coupons
Cake pops are an easy treat to make and an even wonderful gift for a birthday. The funfetti cake is made into rich, decadent cake pops by combining the cake crumbs and vanilla buttercream together. Then it’s rolled into balls and dipped into white chocolate. If you want to see, an in-depth tutorial check out my post, here, How to Make Perfect Cake Pops!
9. Funfetti Cookies
Found from Pretty. Simple. Sweet.
These funfetti cookies are super soft and chewy. The cookies have an incredible buttery texture that lends itself nicely to rainbow sprinkles. The cookie dough can be made in advance and frozen ahead of time then you can bake whenever you like!
10. Funfetti Cake Rice Krispie Treats
Found from Gal On A Mission
Funfetti Rice Krispies treats are super easy to make, and even a dessert that kids can help make. Just melt down marshmallows and butter together then add the Rice Krispies cereal and sprinkles. Mix with a spatula or by hand until all the cereal is incorporate then add to a buttered casserole dish add sprinkles on top. Let cool until its dried and can be cut into squares.
11. Funfetti Birthday Cake White Hot Chocolate
Found from The Suburban Soapbox
This next level funfetti white hot chocolate is a beautiful vanilla cake inspired treat. The white hot chocolate is made fresh with homemade buttercream and sprinkles lining the edge of the glass. The straw with a mini cupcake is the perfect festive touch.
12. Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Rolls
Found from Pop Sugar
These are the easiest cinnamon rolls you could make. Made with cake mix, store-bought crescent roll dough, brown sugar, cinnamon, and sprinkles. The cinnamon rolls are flaky and tender with a homemade glaze that is gently drizzled over the top of the warm baked cinnamon rolls.
13. Birthday Cake Popcorn
Found from A Beautiful Mess
It’s so easy to make this birthday cake popcorn. All you need is already popped popcorn, white chocolate, vanilla cake mix, and sprinkles. The popcorn is sweet and becomes like candy; you won’t stop eating. This birthday cake popcorn also makes a beautiful gift you’ll happily make again and again.
14. Birthday Cake Martini
Found from Living Locurto
A birthday drink is always in order so this birthday cake martini is the perfect treat. Its a dessert cocktail made with white chocolate liqueur, cake flavored vodka and half & half. You can make each drink its own fun color by adding food color. Then to make it extra fancy add chocolate and sprinkles to line the edge of the glass. Shake all the ingredients up with ice and pour into the sprinkled glass. It’s the best birthday cake drink you’ll ever have!
15. Vanilla Frosted Funfetti Baked Donuts
Found from Baker by Nature
Donuts are a great dessert, but sometimes they take a lot of work or need a fryer which can be messy. These vanilla frosted funfetti donuts are made with a sprinkled vanilla cake and baked in the oven. The donuts are light and fluffy with a crispy edge that is dipped into a vanilla frosting and have more sprinkles added on top!
16. Funfetti Biscotti
Found from My Name Is Yeh
I love homemade biscotti with my morning coffee or afternoon tea, so this funfetti biscotti is a delicious sweet treat that’s perfect for coffee or tea time. This funfetti biscotti is quite simple to make. All the ingredients are mixed into a bowl then its baked into a log. Next, the log is sliced into long thin pieces that are baked again to dry them out. The biscotti comes out crisp and has a delicious crunch every time.
17. Funfetti Cake Dip
Found from If You Give A Blonde A Kitchen
Funfetti cake dip is a brilliant dessert that everyone will love. This cake dip is made with funfetti cake mix, whipped cream, vanilla yogurt and of course lots of sprinkles! The cake dip is best served with animal crackers, or any sweet cookies will do!
18. Funfetti Cheesecake Stuffed Crescent Rolls
Found from The Chunky Chef
These buttery crescent rolls are stuffed with funfetti cheesecake and drizzled with a vanilla glaze. The cheesecake filling is made with cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla that’s then stuffed inside a ready-made crescent roll with sprinkles. The crescent rolls are baked until they are golden brown and delicious especially with the sweet vanilla glaze!
19. Funfetti Cake Batter Pancakes
Found from Tastes of Lizzy T
These funfetti pancakes are a super simple and delicious birthday treat. The pancakes are made with cake batter, so you know it’ll taste just like a birthday cake. The pancakes are drizzled in a creamy vanilla glaze that goes perfectly with the birthday cake batter pancakes!
20. Funfetti Birthday Cake Trifle
Found from Melissa Southern Style Kitchen
I enjoy trifles they are a great way to make use of cake scraps and leftover buttercream. The trifle becomes a new dessert because it’s presented in a new way. The funfetti cake is layered on top layers of sweet buttercream and lots of sprinkles!
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This fun and festive funfetti birthday cake desserts are super creative and really easy. These delicious desserts are studded with rainbow sprinkles and will undoubtedly make you feel like your birthday every day of the week!
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