Happy Birthday to US!!! This year the blog is celebrating six years. Six years of recipes, of stories, of photographs, of sharing.
We thought this was the perfect time to share this recipe. A real favorite of ours. We first got the idea from our friend Michal, who makes the most perfect layered version of this cake.
We like to do things a little easier, and when you make a cake for your own birthday you want it to look good and taste good, but who really has the time to put so much energy into a layered cake. So we made these confetti cupcakes, which are the perfect way to celebrate a birthday. Especially your own.
*Now is the perfect time to say thank-you. To everyone who has read our posts, commented on them, shared them, tried them, ate them. We love what we do and we really wouldn’t be able to do it without knowing there are those out there listening to us and trying our recipes.
We gave the recipe here for our favorite way of serving them- as cupcakes, but you can just easily make this recipe into one whole cake. And we served these with vanilla frosting, but you can make any of your favorite frosting (cream cheese, buttercream) or even just top with some fresh whipped cream.
Ingredients for 15 cupcakes:
3.5 oz./100 grams butter, softened
1.5 cups sugar
85 ml. canola oil
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
3 large eggs
2.5 cups self-raising flour
2 cups sour cream
1 package colored sprinkles