13 Funfetti Recipes to Spoil the Kids on Their Birthday (Or Treat Yourself)

Funfetti has that special something that puts a smile on every birthday face. Maybe it has something to do with the bursts of color or perhaps it’s the delectable cake you are about to consume. Whatever it is, funfetti has created a cult following that now goes beyond a Pillsbury Cake box.

From hot chocolate to popsicles, funfetti lovers are concocting festive birthday creations out of their favorite sweets.

Love ice cream? Turn it into funfetti. Love churros? Toss some sprinkles on. The rainbow colors brighten up all sweets and turn them into a special birthday treat.

Grab the sprinkles, because these 13 funfetti recipes are the only way to spoil the little ones on their special day.

1. Doughnut Funfetti Ice Cream

Sugar Hero
Sugar Hero

If you’re really looking for a way to spoil the little whipper snappers, then surprise them with Doughnut Funfetti Ice Cream.

It takes a bit of effort, but the shock on their faces’ is well worth the work.

2. Funfetti Cinnamon Rolls

The Little Epicurean
The Little Epicurean

Biting into a warm, gooey cinnamon roll is one of life’s little pleasures. Treat the kids, and toss some confetti sprinkles into the cinnamon roll dough for a colorful surprise.

Get the recipe here.

3. Cake Batter Funfetti Pancakes

Baking Beauty
Baking Beauty

Give the birthday girl or boy a real breakfast treat with these Cake Batter Funfetti Pancakes.

4. Funfetti Breakfast Muffins

The Pinning Mama
The Pinning Mama

Substituting Fruity Pebbles for sprinkles, Funfetti Breakfast Muffins are easy to make and speckled with the colors of the rainbow.

5. Funfetti Popcorn Marshmallow Treat Cupcakes

Life Love and Sugar
Life Love and Sugar

There are times in a child’s life when you simply must go all out for the birthday bash, and Popcorn Marshmallow Cupcakes are the answer!

6. Funfetti Skillet Cookie

Sugar Spun Run
Sugar Spun Run

Grab the cast iron and whip up a giant birthday Funfetti Skillet Cookie.

7. Funfetti Macaroons

Sweet and Savory
Sweet and Savory

Funfetti Macaroons are a delectable treat for celebrating birthdays of any age.

8. Funfetti M&M Cheesecake Brownies

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen
Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen

Bursting with color and loaded with a birthday sugar rush, wow the kids with these mind blowing M&M Cheesecake Brownies.

9. Delicious Funfetti Hot Chocolate

Homemade Ginger
Homemade Ginger

Cure the winter blues with a mug of Funfetti Hot Chocolate.

White chocolate and Funfetti sprinkles mixed together in a rich, warming winter treat is completely irresistible.

10. Baked Funfetti Donuts

Sally's Baking Addiction
Sally’s Baking Addiction

Sprinkles exude happiness, and what better way to put a smile on someone’s face than with sprinkled Baked Funfetti Donuts!

11. Vanilla Greek Yogurt Funfetti Popscicles

Salt and Lavender
Salt and Lavender

Got a summer birthday? Funfetti popsicles are a refreshing treat with few ingredients, little work, and enough to go around.

Get the recipe here.

12. Funfettti Cake Batter Milkshake

Lil' Luna
Lil’ Luna

A cake batter, vanilla ice cream shake with sprinkles is the birthday treat even adults won’t say no too.

Get the recipe here.

13. Funfetti Churros

A Kalio Chic Life
A Kalio Chic Life

Let me just say, cream cheese frosting, fried sugar dough, and rainbow sprinkles. This Funfetti inspired recipe is not your average churro.

Get the recipe here.

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