Sprinkles Cupcakes is a bakery that has a large variety of creative flavor combinations. Several of the flavors are available for purchase as a bake-at-home mix. According to Sprinkles.com, the cupcakes were voted America’s best cupcake by the Luxist Fine Living website. One Sprinkles cupcake is high in fat and calories, and not a good choice for people following a healthy diet.
Sprinkles brand cupcakes from the bakery store or purchased mix have similar nutritional values. One cupcake is a single serving and includes cake and frosting. The nutritional information for Sprinkles cupcakes varies with either higher or lower quantities depending on the flavor.
One Sprinkles cupcake with frosting is high in calories and has approximately 500 calories in one cupcake. Omitting the frosting from the make-at-home mix drops the calories to approximately 235.
Sprinkles cupcakes are high in carbohydrates with a value of 62 g for one cupcake. This value represents 21 percent of the USDA recommended daily amount of carbohydrates for a person following a 2000-calorie diet. Sugar contributes 45 g to the total carbohydrate value. There is approximately 1 g fiber in one cupcake.
Fat and Protein
A single Sprinkles cupcake has approximately 27 g total fat. This value represents approximately 38 percent of the USDA recommended amount for a person following a 2000-calorie diet. Saturated fat contributes 16 g to the total fat content. One cupcake has 104 mg cholesterol. The cupcakes are low in protein with approximately 6 g for a single cupcake.
Vitamins and Minerals
Sprinkles cupcakes have significant amounts of vitamin A, calcium and iron. One cupcake contains approximately 12 percent of the USDA recommended daily amount of vitamin A and 6 percent calcium for a person following a 2000-calorie diet. There is approximately 17 percent of the recommended daily amount of iron in a single cupcake.