Funfetti Birthday Pie

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Easy Birthday Pie is a no bake pie that is creamy, cold and full of fun rainbow sprinkles! It doesn’t have to be your birthday to treat yourself to this No-Bake Funfetti Cake Batter Pie – it’s great for any occasion!

The creamy pudding filling tastes like cake batter and you can choose your favorite pie crust to go with it. 

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I think everyone knows at least one person who prefers pie over cake (maybe it’s you!) and now they can have their own Birthday Pie! It tastes like birthday cake batter, but it’s an easy no-bake pie with sprinkles that is perfect for birthdays or any other celebration when you need a fun dessert.

This is a great last-minute pie recipe, something I seem to need pretty often. Why is that requests for desserts always come at the last possible moment? This no bake birthday pie has saved me on many occasions! Of course, it doesn’t have to be someone’s birthday and you don’t need an excuse to make it – sometimes I make it when I need a little boost and sprinkles always seem to do that!

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6 Ingredient Cake Batter Pie

The filling is a super easy and is made with vanilla pudding, yellow cake mix, and Cool Whip. It’s cold, creamy, and tastes like birthday cake but as a pie instead.

Don’t forget the sprinkles! For this recipe, I prefer to use Rainbow Jimmies because they don’t dissolve like other sprinkles do. So, if you don’t use them just be sure to use another kind of high-quality sprinkles.

You can make the crust from scratch or buy one at the store to make it really easy and it pretty much goes with anything. I’ve made it with my:

How to Make No Bake Pudding Pie

Chill the pie crust while you prepare the filling.

Make the pudding by combining instant vanilla pudding with nonfat milk until it’s smooth and creamy. Whisk in the cake mix. You will use the dry cake mix (not batter!). This is what gives the pudding the birthday cake flavor.

Fold in half of the whipped topping and then fold in half of the sprinkles. Pour the filling into the chilled crust. Spread the rest of the Cool Whip over the top of the filling.

If you are not serving the pie right away, refrigerate it and then sprinkle the rest of the sprinkles over the top just before you serve it.

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A Few Tips!

The pie is a lot easier to slice when it’s been chilled so I recommend making it a few hours in advance. It’s not absolutely necessary, but the pudding will have more time to set up when it’s cold.

You know how I love my rainbow sprinkles, but you can use your favorite colors or match the sprinkles to the holiday or event

Remember, for the cake mix you don’t need to make the batter – just measure ¼ cup of the dry cake mix and add it directly to the filling. It’s the key in getting that perfect birthday cake flavor.

Leftover pie will keep in the refrigerator for two days. Just keep it covered!

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If you know some who would rather have a happy birthday PIE instead of cake this is the dessert to make! It’s such a fun twist and has the best creamy texture – I hope you give it a try!

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Funfetti Birthday Pie Recipe

This Funfetti Pie is an easy no bake pie recipe! It’s a cake batter flavored pie with a crunchy graham cracker crust. It’s perfect for your next celebration or party.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 8 servings
Serving Size 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1 Golden Oreo Pie Crust see note
  • 1 3.4 ounce box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat milk
  • 1/4 cup yellow cake mix the dry mix, not batter
  • 1 8 ounce container Cool Whip
  • 1 cup sprinkles Rainbow Jimmies recommended (use any color!)

Instructions

  • Prepare pie crust if making from scratch. Chill until filling is ready.
  • Whisk pudding mix with nonfat milk until smooth and no lumps remain.
  • Whisk in cake mix.
  • Fold in HALF the Cool Whip then fold in 1/2 cup sprinkles.
  • Place in the bottom of the pie. Top with remaining cool whip.
  • Before serving, top with remaining sprinkles.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 94IU | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional information not guaranteed to be accurate

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pie
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This Funfetti Pie is an easy no bake pie recipe! It’s a cake batter flavored pie with a crunchy graham cracker crust. It’s perfect for your next celebration or party.

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  1. Is it safe to use dry cake mix in a non cooked dessert? It has flour in it and flour needs to be cooked because it can harbor harmful bacteria. Is the flour in the mix cooked?

    1. Honestly, I don’t know how the makers of the cake mix treat the flour, but if that is something you’re worried about I suggest skipping it. Add 1/2 tsp butter extract and 1/2 tsp vanilla to the pudding and it will taste more like cake batter without the cake mix.