For those of us who are “baking challenged,” this is for us! It's actually really easy to turn any cake mix into a bakery style delight that tastes like it was made from scratch!
First you need to look at the directions on the cake. Follow them exactly, except for these substitutions and additions:
- Replace the water with milk
- Replace the cooking oil with butter and double the amount
- Add an extra egg
- Add a couple drops of vanilla extract
The cake will be moist and delicious! The butter and vanilla extract give it that home-baked taste. Another way to make a boxed cake mix cake taste homemade is buy making your own frosting. Check of these recipes:
- Stable Whipped Cream Frosting
- Vanilla Frosting
- Easy Chocolate Frosting
- Fudge Frosting
- Peanut Butter Frosting
- Butterscotch Maple Frosting
- Mocha Buttercream Frosting
- Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
- MORE Frosting Recipes
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Cake mixes are really great recipe starters! Check out all of these amazing desserts you can make with boxed cake mix.
- Cake Mix Cookies
- Pumpkin Cupcakes/Muffins
- Cinnamon Rolls
- Cranberry Bars
- Crockpot Peach Dump Cake
- Orange Cake
- Peanut Butter Cake
- Island Pineapple Upside Down Cake
- Strawberry Daiquiri Cake
- Key Lime Cake
- Raspberry Lemon Bars
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