Birthday Cake Batter Ice Cream

Today’s the day. My baby is two. TWO. Two years ago I held a 7 pound 12 ounce baby boy and was immediately smitten. I still am. We still are. And today we celebrate him with cupcakes, a train set, Toy Story and Birthday Cake Batter Ice Cream.

I can’t believe it has already been two years.

Kellan is such a joy in our lives. He is so fun. So full of energy. Says the cutest things.

Take last night for instance, I’m pretty sure he enjoyed handing out candy to the trick or treaters more than he liked trick or treating himself. Whenever the doorbell would ring he would say “HALLOWEEN!” and run to the door to open it. Then he would put one piece in each trick or treaters bag and say “Here go!”


It’s these little things that I love so much. And I am so thankful that he is in our lives.

And because it’s his birthday, I made some birthday cake batter ice cream. It’s really easy to make, similar to my Oreo Cake Batter Ice Cream, it’s just milk, cream, sugar, vanilla, a little salt, cake mix and sprinkles.

I chose to use green and blue sprinkles because we are doing a Toy Story themed birthday party so it turned the ice cream a little greenish. Then I ran out of those so I had to sprinkle some multicolored on top but it works for us! Use any kind of sprinkles that suit your fancy, I’ve used multicolored for the ice cream base before and they make the ice cream so pretty :)

Birthday Cake Batter Ice Cream Recipe


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup yellow cake mix
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sprinkles



Whisk together cream, milk, sugar, cake mix, vanilla and salt. Once combined, place in your ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturers instructions for 15 minutes.


Add in sprinkles. And continue to churn for 5 minutes. Transfer to a freezer safe container and freeze for four hours or until firm. Serve.



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  • Reply
    Amelia Winslow
    November 12, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    I’m kind of embarrassed about how excited I am to try this ice cream. Cake w/ sprinkles is right up my alley! Happy birthday, Kellan!

  • Reply
    Kristy @ Sweet Treats & More
    November 8, 2013 at 6:32 am

    Hope your little man had such a great birthday! LOVE LOVE LOVE this ice cream!

  • Reply
    cathy pollak @ Noble Pig
    November 1, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    I want this for my afternoon treat! Happy Birthday to you and him!! Two is a fun age…enjoy it before three gets here!!

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