Best Ever Confetti Cake

This DIY sprinkles hack will save your life when you're really craving confetti! 🧁


Best Ever Confetti Cake

  • 1 1/3 cups unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3 1/4 cups flour


  • 1 3/4 cups butter, room temperature
  • 5 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sieved
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste


  • 4 cups royal icing, divided
  • Food coloring (pink, red, purple, blue, green, orange, yellow)


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line the bottom and sides of a deep, 8-inch cake pan.
  2. Put the butter, sugar and vanilla into a large mixing bowl and soften with an electric mixer. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one. Mix in the buttermilk, then add in the flour and mix together. Add three-fourths of the confetti and fold through. Pour into the prepared cake pan and bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.

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