Birthday Cake PROTEIN Muffins Recipe

Birthday Cake Protein Muffins Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

If it’s your birthday, want to pretend it is, or are craving the flavor of a birthday cake then you’re going to love these Birthday Cake Protein Muffins!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1/2 Cup (40g) Rolled Oats (or 40g Coconut Flour)
  • 2 Large Eggs (or 4 Large Egg Whites)
  • 2 Scoops (60g) Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons (31.5g) Honey (or Brown Rice Syrup)
  • 1/4 Cup (2 Ounces) Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (or Regular Milk/Other Milk Substitute)
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 16 Ounces (454g) Reduced Sodium Chickpeas
  • Pinch Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 2 Teaspoons Rainbow Sprinkles

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 1103
  • Fat: 23g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 1088mg
  • Carbs: 133g
  • Fiber: 22g
  • Sugar: 33g
  • Protein: 91g

Calories in each muffin (if you make 12):

  • Calories: 91
  • Fat: 1.9g
  • Saturated Fat: .2g
  • Sodium: 90.6mg
  • Carbs: 11g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Sugar: 2.7g
  • Protein: 7.5g

Drain and rinse your Chickpeas. Add all of your ingredients into a food processor or really powerful blender aside from your Rainbow Sprinkles. Process or blend everything together. Lightly mix in your Rainbow Sprinkles. Take out a couple muffin pans or some silicone cups, coat them with non-stick cooking spray, and then add your mix in leaving 1/4’’ from the top. Bake on 350°F/176°C for 15:00-20:00. Mouthgasm!


  • Top them with some chocolate chips, more rainbow sprinkles, nuts, or anything else you want before the oven!
  • You can store these anywhere and they’ll usually last around 5-7 days!

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About the author

The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.


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