Recipe: Confetti party cakes

These little cupcakes are so easy, yet so colourful & fun - the kids love them. 

Sprinkles of rainbow confetti not only on the outside, but the inside too!

The best surprise at a party!

The 2 different cake confetti's I have used here were just 99p from B & M stores for a large tub.


125g soft butter
125g Caster sugar
125g Self raising flour
2 eggs, lightly beaten
Cake confetti/ rainbow sprinkles

240g soft butter
480g icing sugar
1 tbsp milk

To decorate:
Cake confetti/ rainbow sprinkles


1. Preheat the oven to 180C and line a 12 hole muffin tin with cases.

2. Cream the butter and the sugar together.

3. Beat in the eggs a little at a time.

4. Fold in the flour until smooth then add a good handful of confetti.

5. Spoon into 12 cases 3/4 full and cook for 15-18 minutes, until golden and springy on top and leave to cool.

6. For the buttercream, beat the butter in a large bowl until soft. Add half of the icing sugar and beat until smooth. Then add the remaining half with the milk and mix until smooth & creamy. Spoon into an piping bag and pipe swirls onto each cake.

7. Decorate with the remaining confetti sprinkles.

Linked up to:
The Freerange Family
Gym Bunny Mummy
Monkey and Mouse Tasty Tuesdays on


  1. Great idea! I do love some rainbow colour inside the cake too, they look great and a perfect surprise for kids, fantastic for a rainbow kids party (although I'm quite happy to eat them myself too). You are making me hungry with all these cakes, I must make some cakes now!
    Thanks so much for linking up to #HowtoSunday :) x

  2. The smarties make it! #Toddler Approved Tuesday

  3. Wow I love this idea! my little one would really like helping with these.

  4. Thes are just adorable! What and excting thing to bite in and find all that colour!! How do you get your icing so pretty? mine always just ends up in a dollop!! Thankyou so much for linking with #kidsinthekitchen it's great to have you along!

  5. So pretty! I love the confetti inside too! Thanks for linking to #toddlerapprovedtuesday this week x

  6. I LOVE these Birthday cupcakes, especially the sprinkles - they're so colourful! But I can't seem to find these round sprinkles anywhere! Sadly they only have 100's and 1000's where I live. Bummer.


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