Birthday Cake Recipe


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YIELDS: Makes 1 six inch layer cake. Serves 8-12

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Birthday Cake Crumb

Birthday Cake Crumb

Step 1

Heat the oven to 300°f.

Step 2

Combine the sugars, flour, baking powder, salt, and sprinkles in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and mix on low speed until well combined.

Step 3

Add the oil and vanilla and paddle again to distribute. The wet ingredients will act as glue to help the dry ingredients form small clusters; continue paddling until that happens.

Step 4

Bake for 15 minutes at 300°f.

Step 5

Let the crumbs cool completely before using in a recipe or scarfing by the handful. Stored in an airtight container, the crumbs will keep fresh for 1 week at room temperature or 1 month in the fridge or freezer.

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