Sprinkles cake

This impressive sprinkles cake is the perfect treat for special occasions. It’s much easier to make than you may think, but looks impressive enough to make a thoughtful birthday cake.

Our cake decorating queen Victoria Threader will show you how to create this masterpiece in just a few simple steps.

This recipe uses hundreds and thousands but you could use other sprinkles like chocolate strands.


For the cake:

  • 315g butter
  • 315g golden caster sugar
  • 315g self-raising flour
  • 5 eggs
  • 1tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 200g sprinkles

For the buttercream:

  • 250g unsalted butter
  • 450g icing sugar
  • 2tbsp boiling water
  • 1tsp vanilla bean paste
  • ¾ jar good quality raspberry jam for filling