This Cake Batter Funfetti Fudge loaded with rainbow sprinkles makes the perfect treat for a birthday party or any festive celebration. This fudge is velvety smooth and tastes like you are biting into a slice of creamy yellow cake.
Do you love sprinkles on top of your ice cream, cookies, and cakes? Yes, then you are going to love this Cake Batter Funfetti Fudge!
Each square of fudge is loaded with colorful sprinkles. There are even more sprinkles on top making this fudge really colorful and fun.
When you sink your teeth into a piece of this fudge you get the sense that you are eating a piece of birthday cake. The fudge actually tastes like yellow cake.
The recipe you'll use to make this fudge does not utilize an actual cake mix, like so many cake batter fudge recipes do. I personally don't want to eat raw flour, so I opted not to use cake mix in this fudge.
When I made my Cookie Dough Fudge, I actually heated the flour in the oven before making the raw cookie dough that is blended with the fudge in order to make it safe to eat.
Cake mix includes other ingredients, including sugar, which will begin to melt and crystalize if heated in the oven. So, I found another way to give this fudge an amazing yellow cake flavor instead.
I chose to use cake batter flavoring.
what is cake batter flavoring?
- Cake batter flavoring is a liquid flavoring used to impart a birthday cake flavor to candies and baked goods.
- I used McCormick Cake Batter Flavoring.
- The water based flavoring is bright yellow in color and will impart a yellow tint to your treats.
- It's also thicker than most extracts and has a fairly intense flavor so 1 teaspoon is all you'll need to make this batch of Funfetti Fudge taste like cake.
where can I find cake batter flavoring?
- You can find McCormick Cake Batter Flavoring online and at most baking and candy decorating stores.
what type of sprinkles to use in this fudge?
- You'll want to use the rainbow colored elongated sprinkles that are nice and soft to bite into.
- These sprinkles are often referred to as jimmies (typically when sprinkled over ice cream) or, sugar strands, or hundreds-and-thousands.
how to make cake batter funfetti fudge?
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Start by making our easy our basic Vanilla Fudge recipe
easy microwave vanilla fudge
- 20-24 ounces white chocolate, finely chopped or 3 cups of White Chocolate Chips or white confectionery coating (Candy Melts, Candi-Quik, Merckens, Peter's IceCaps, or Ghirardelli White Melting Wafers.
- NOTE: If using white confectionery coating chips (no cocoa butter listed in the ingredients) use 20 ounces, if using pure white chocolate (with cocoa butter listed in the ingredients) then use 24 ounces.
- 14 ounces (1 can) sweetened condensed milk
- 1 teaspoon cake batter flavoring
- ⅓ cup rainbow sprinkles
- Line an 8-inch square pan with non-stick tin foil or parchment paper.
- Stir together the white chocolate and sweetened condensed milk in a large microwave safe bowl and heat at 70% power for 1 minute 20 seconds.
- Let the bowl rest in the microwave for 3 minutes before stirring. This allows the heat in the bowl to help melt all the chocolate evenly.
- Alternatively, you can melt the white chocolate and condensed milk in a saucepan or preferably a double boiler set over low heat on the stove until 75% of the chocolate is melted then remove from the heat and let rest for 3 minutes before stirring until melted.
Add cake batter flavoring and sprinkles.
- Stir in 1 teaspoon of the cake batter flavoring and about ¼ cup of the sprinkles.
- Spread the fudge into the lined pan and spread into an even layer.
- Toss the remaining sprinkles over top of the fudge and gently press them into the top surface of the fudge.
- Cover with plastic wrap or tin foil and either set aside at room temperature for at least 4 hours until firm or chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours until firm.
- Remove the fudge then cut in 36 small squares.
Watch this quick video to see how you can easily make this fudge filled with sprinkles.
Rainbow Sprinkles Fudge Video
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Cake batter flavored fudge loaded with rainbow sprinkles makes a festive treat for a birthday party or any celebration.
- 20 ounces white chocolate chips*
- 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
- 1 teaspoon cake batter flavoring
- ⅓ cup rainbow sprinkles
- *If using pure white chocolate (that contains cocoa butter) increase the quantity to 24 ounces.
Line an 8-inch square pan with non-stick tin foil or parchment paper.
Stir together the white chocolate chips and the sweetened condensed milk in a large microwave mixing bowl.
Heat on 70% power for 1 minute and 20 seconds.
Let the bowl rest in the warm microwave for 3 minutes.
Remove and stir until melted.
If needed, heat for 10-second bursts of 70% power, stirring after each, until melted.
Stir in the cake batter flavoring and about ¼ cup of the sprinkles.
Spread the fudge into the prepared pan.
Toss the remaining sprinkles over top and gently press them down into the fudge using your hand.
Cover the fudge and either set it aside in a cool (72 degrees F or less) room for about 4 hours or chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours until the fudge feels firm.
Remove from the pan and peel off the tin foil or parchment paper.
Cut into 36 squares.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 weeks.
- To freeze the fudge, wrap it in wax paper or plastic wrap then overwrap it in tin foil and place it in a large zip-top bag.
- Then freeze it for up to 3 months.
- To thaw the fudge, remove it from the freezer and set it on the counter to thaw for several hours before removing it from it's packaging.
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