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2 Ingredient Cake | Sprite Cake Recipe

Making a 2 ingredient cake recipe is so quick and easy. Check out this sprite cake or strawberry cake recipe that uses just 2 ingredients.

Love strawberry flavored desserts? Don’t miss out on all of these yummy strawberry recipes!

This recipe is really easy and fun. It’s simple to make and obviously doesn’t require many ingredients. Sprite cake is one of those recipes that will wow you every time!

Family friendly and perfect for sharing. This cake is easy to whip up in just a few minutes so you can make it anytime you get the craving for cake without spending all day in the kitchen!

pin showing finished 2 ingredient sprite cake with title across the middle.

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If you are wondering if this recipe actually works…the answer is yes, it absolutely does. There’s something so satisfying about taking a box cake mix and a can of soda and turning it into this delicious strawberry cake recipe.

Can I use any kind of soda for a 2 ingredient cake?

This recipe is made using a strawberry cake recipe with a can of Sprite. You can probably use just about any kind of soda that you have on hand. I have seen recipes that just use club soda though I’m not positive it would have the same flavor without the sugar, etc.

In terms of Sprite you could probably use a generic lemon lime soda, it wouldn’t need to be Sprite. For the flavors to turn out the same I would recommend sticking with the lemon-lime flavors!

2 ingredient cake ready to eat with a glass of milk

If you try out another flavor make sure to leave a comment so others can enjoy different combinations as well!

What are in the ingredients needed to make this sprite cake recipe?

You will need the following super complicated ingredients…just kidding, these are just two simple ingredients that you’ll need to make a delicious recipe the whole family will enjoy.

  • 1 Can of Sprite
  • 1 Box of Strawberry Cake Mix
ingredients needed to make sprite cake

You can use any type or brand of lemon lime soda. It should be a 12 ounce can. I know they make smaller cans now and bottles, etc. You’ll need 12 ounces for each box of strawberry cake mix!

If you are doubling the recipe, which is super easy, you can do that by just using 2 cans of soda and two boxes of cake mix!

bite of sprite cake ready to eat

Kitchen essentials for tasty recipes just like this:

When you head into the kitchen to make some of these great recipes you’ll want to have the best tools on hand.

I like half sheet baking pans that are quality (hello no noisy pops or sloshed cookie dough from twisting), I line my cookie sheets with silicone baking mats. These are great for all kinds of baking and not just cookies! My husband loves them for making biscuits, pizzas, and more!

milk and 2 ingredient cake ready to eat

Of course mixing bowls, a mixerspatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!

How to make this easy strawberry cake recipe:

You can make this strawberry cake recipe in three simple steps. This recipe serves about 24 people for a 2 inch square per serving. Making a sprite cake is so easy and amazing. The process could not be simpler and the end result is incredible!

Combine the can of sprite with the box of cake mix and stir until well combined. 

mixing together the cake mix and sprite.

Pour into a greased 9×13 pan. 

putting the cake mix into the baking pan

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

baking the 2 ingredient sprite cake

What do I top this tasty cake with?

I like to top this 2 ingredient cake recipe with a dollop of cool whip. It’s simple, tasty, and acts like icing without being quite so heavy. You can also add some fresh strawberries or other berries on top of your strawberry cake recipe.

top down cake finished and ready to eat

Looking for other simple but delicious recipes?

Here are some other delicious recipes for dessert that the whole family will love! Dessert is the best part of the day, right so why not mix it up with some tasty new recipes?

eating the 2 ingredient cake

Printable 2 Ingredient Cake Recipe:

Here’s the printable version of this delicious sprite cake recipe. It’s perfect for those days when you need something quick and easy that doesn’t require a lot of muss or fuss.

Yield: 24 Servings

2 Ingredient Cake Recipe | Sprite Cake Recipe

featured image showing the finished 2 ingredient cake ready to eat

Making a 2 ingredietn cake recipe is easy and simple. Try this sprite cake recipe today. A strawberry cake recipe like this one is perfect for parties too!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1 Can of Sprite
  • 1 Box of Strawberry Cake Mix


    1. Combine the can of sprite with the box of cake mix and stir until well combined.
    2. Pour into a greased 9x13 pan.
    3. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.


24 Servings, 2x2 inch square per serving

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 29Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 16mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 0g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

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  1. I’m making this today but I’m going to use a can of the new strawberry Dr.Pepper! Should be good,fingers crossed!!

  2. I made this recipe with cherry sprite and cherry chip cake mix. I used the icing for the cherry Dr pepper cake and it was wonderful.

    1. @Shawanda,
      That sounds sooo good! 😊 I’m gonna make this for tonight! Also have you tried with Zero soda? I’m a diabetic so I was wondering. Thank you!

  3. The 2 ingredient cake has been used by weight watchers for over 15 years or maybe more. Only they use diet sodas. Lol I have been thinking about doing this recipe for a few months. Maybe now I will🎂

    1. Yes But the new WW programs really discourage this because of all the points in the cake mix. Thanks for stopping by.

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