Celebrate your next birthday breakfast with these delicious and easy sprinkle birthday cake muffins! They’re full of colorful party sprinkles and bake in 15 minutes or less.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease your muffin pan with non-stick spray or line with cupcake liners if desired.
In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add in sugar and brown sugar and mix until combined.
In a separate bowl stir together milk, greek yogurt, eggs, vanilla, lemon juice and olive oil.
Begin adding the dry mixture to the wet mixture and stir until just combined. Do not overmix*
Stir in 3/4 cup of rainbow sprinkles and gently mix with a spoon until they’re evenly mixed in the batter.
Using a medium cookie dough scoop, scoop the batter into muffin cups, filling them 2/3 of the way full.
Sprinkle additional rainbow sprinkles on top of each muffin to make them extra pretty.
Bake in the oven at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until slightly browned on the sides.*
Remove muffins from tins and let them cool on a baking rack for 5 minutes before serving.
- Store leftover birthday cake muffins in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
- Do not overmix your batter. With muffins you want to stir by hand until just combined. This will prevent the muffins from getting too dry.
- The amount of time these muffins will take will depend on your oven, so I recommend starting with the lower time, checking them, and adding additional time if needed. Again you don’t want to overcook the muffins as this will make them dry.
- Sometimes depending on the weather, you might need a little extra moisture in the batter. If the batter looks a little too dry, you can always add some extra milk to even things out. Start by adding 1 tbsp at a time.
*Recipe adapted/inspired by Brooklyn Farm Girl
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