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Vegan funfetti cupcakes with sprinkles.

Vegan funfetti cupcakes recipe

A sweet vanilla cupcake filled with rainbow sprinkles and topped with a vanilla buttercream and more sprinkles! It just doesn't get any better than this!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 17 mins
45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 17 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cupcakes
Calories 360 kcal


  • Electric hand mixer
  • Stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • spatula
  • Standard cupcake pans
  • Cupcake liners


Vanilla funfetti cupcakes

  • cup cake flour
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup rainbow sprinkles jimmies

Vanilla Buttercream frosting

  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature and vegan
  • 5 cups confectioner's sugar
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt


Vanilla funfetti cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line two standard cupcake pans with cupcake liners and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk and sift both flours, cane sugar, baking powder and salt all together. In another mixing bowl, add the almond milk and lemon juice and let it activate/curdle. Add in the vanilla and avocado oil and mix until combined.
  • Add in sugar and mix until it is dissolved. Whisk in dry ingredients and mix until completely incorporated. Gently, fold in the rainbow sprinkles.
  • Transfer batter to cupcake liners about ⅔ full. Bake for 17-20 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean. Allow the cupcakes to cool for at least 5 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.

Vanilla buttercream frosting

  • In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream butter on medium until light and fluffy. Slowly, add in confectioner's sugar and mix on low until it is combined. Add in the salt, vanilla extract, and almond. Mix until well incorporated and frosting is at your desired consistency.
  • Pipe frosting on cupcakes and add additional sprinkles if desired!


Serving: 18cupcakesCalories: 360kcalCarbohydrates: 59gProtein: 1gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 202mgPotassium: 16mgFiber: 1gSugar: 50gVitamin A: 315IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 52mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Funfetti, confetti, rainbow sprinkles, jimmies, vanilla cupcakes, buttercream frosting
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