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Birthday Cake Muffins

These are bite-sized muffins lightly flavored with vanilla, decked up with sprinkles and ready in 8 minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: #birthdaycakemuffins, muffins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 303kcal
Author: Swathi (Ambujom Saraswathy)


  • 1 cup 125g all-purpose flour (can use whole wheat flour if you want )
  • 2 tablespoon 30g sugar
  • 2 tablespoon 28g brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon 3g baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup 64g milk
  • 1/4 cup 54g whole milk yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil or your favorite oil
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon rainbow sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 400° F degrees and grease your muffin pan with non-stick spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl add flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and brown sugar and mix until combined.
  • In a separate bowl add milk, yogurt, egg, vanilla extract, and oil.
  • Begin adding the dry mixture to the wet mixture and stir until just combined. Make sure not over mix even if little flour mix are there, do not worry leave it.
  • Add 1/4 cup of rainbow sprinkles and gently fold into the batter until they’re evenly mixed in the batter.
  • Using a tablespoon cookie dough scoop, scoop the batter into muffin cups, filling them 2/3 of the way full.
  • Sprinkle additional rainbow sprinkles on top of each muffin.
  • Bake in the oven at 400 degrees for 8 minutes or until slightly browned on the sides.
  • Remove muffins from tins and let them cool on a baking rack for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Store leftover birthday cake muffins in an airtight container for up to 3 days.



Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 108IU | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 2mg
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