MOM Tip: 10 Tricks To Make A Box Cake Mix Taste Homemade

box-cakeMOM Tip: Box cakes can be so much simpler to make than a homemade cake. Next time you open a box cake try some of these tips below to make it taste homemade.

  • Milk. Use whole milk instead of water. It gives it a denser texture like homemade.
  • Eggs. Use 3-4 eggs instead of 2 for a richer taste.
  • Sugar & Flour. Add 1/4- 1 cup sugar and  flour to your cake mix.
  • Coffee. For chocolate cakes, use strong brewed coffee instead of water to deepen the flavor.
  • Sour Cream. Add in 1/2 cup sour cream to add a more dense, rich flavor.
  • Pudding. Add a small instant pudding box to the mix to add moisture and flavor.
  • Vanilla & Salt. Add in a teaspoon of vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon of salt the mix.
  • Butter. Use melted butter in the place of vegetable oil for richer taste.
  • Mix Ins – Add a handful of chocolate chips, fruit or nuts to personalize your cake.
  • Frosting. Make homemade frosting!  This is a MUST for cakes. It makes all the difference the world!

Click here for this tip and some cake mix recipes from All Things Mamma.

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