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Birthday Cake In A Jar

by Julie Klinkfeatured in Make Ahead Cake in a Jar

Under 30 min

Birthday Cake In A Jar

Under 30 min


for 1 serving

  • 2 tablespoons angel food cake mix
  • 2 tablespoons yellow cake mix
  • 1 teaspoon rainbow sprinkles, plus more for serving, optional
  • 2 tablespoons water, plus 1 teaspoon
  • whipped cream, for serving, optional

Special Equipment

  • 8 oz jar (225 g), microwave and oven safe
  • 1 cupcake liner

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 165
    Fat 1g
    Carbs 36g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 23g
    Protein 2g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Add the angel food cake mix and yellow cake mix to a jar. Place a cupcake liner over the cake mix and add the rainbow sprinkles. Cover with the lid.
  2. Store in the pantry for up to 3 months.
  3. When ready to eat, remove the lid and cupcake liner with the sprinkles from the jar. Pour the water into the dry cake mix. Mix thoroughly, making sure to scrape the dry mix from the bottom of the jar.
  4. Microwave for 20 seconds.
  5. Pour the sprinkles into the jar and gently stir to distribute, being careful not to push all of the sprinkles to the bottom.
  6. Microwave for another 40 seconds, until cooked through.
  7. Top with whipped cream and rainbow sprinkles, if desired.
  8. Serve immediately.
  9. Enjoy!