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Fanta cake with fanta bottle and glasses in the background
5 from 7 votes

Fanta Cake

A easy recipe - this classic German cake is a hit at every birthday party. This cake is easy to transport, easy to make and easy to eat.
Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine German
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 730kcal
Author Marita


  • baking tray 30 x 46 cm


  • 5 eggs at room temperature
  • 200 g sugar 1 cup or 8.8 oz
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla sugar 1 packet or alternativley ½ a teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 350 gr flour 3 cups or 12.3 oz (Germany type 405, UK plain flour, USA pastry flour )
  • 125 ml vegetable oil 4.2 fl oz
  • 200 ml fanta orange flavour 6.7 fl oz

For the icing

  • 200 g icing (confectioners) sugar 2 cups or 7 oz
  • 25 ml fanta orange flavour 0.8 fl oz
  • sprinkles of your choice


  • Preheat the oven to 175°C or 347°F
  • Whisk the flour and baking powder together in a bowl. Set aside.
  • With a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a paddle or whisk attachment, beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla sugar on high speed in a large bowl until smooth and frothy. About 2 minutes
  • Add the flour mixture and oil in small amounts. Alternating between the two. Mix at medium speed until combined.
  • Pour in the 200 ml fanta. Stir in with a wooden spoon. Do not stir too much as the fanta might become flat.
  • Pour into the prepared baking tray and bake for around 20-25 minutes. The cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Leave to cool

To decorate

  • Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl. With a whisk - add the fanta in little portions, while stirring throughout. Once you achieve a thick and creamy mixture spread the icing over the cake with a palette knife of the back of the spoon.
  • Finally cover in sprinkles and leave the icing to set.


Calories: 730kcal | Carbohydrates: 117g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 71g | Vitamin A: 198IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 3mg