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Feeling too lazy to bake from scratch… or just not got enough time? Here is a list of cake mix treats. 16 cheater cake recipes for creating amazing cakes and baked goods using cake mix.
CAKE MIX CHEATS
My mum has never let a cake mix into her house.
She’s a purist about baking.
I’m not sure she ever even bought bread until after I’d left home!
So I have to say I feel ever so slightly guilty about the very idea of using a cake mix.
But there are days when something has to give!
Plus, cheating to get some baking done gives you the time to be that bit more creative – as this fab collection of cake mix cheats shows …
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Right, now back to those cheater cakes… get ready to start drooling… !!
CAKE MIX CHEATS ON VIDEO
Want to be able to see the cheater cakes on video? Take a look at the roundup on this little video I’ve made. All links are in the post below.
16 DELICIOUS CAKE MIX CHEATS
1. Momofuku Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Bars with Blueberries
These butter cake bars are melt-in-the-mouth delicious!
Momofuku ooey gooey butter cake bars with blueberries… Bakers Royale
2. Marshmallow Stuffed White Chocolate Cupcakes
Crazy easy to make, these marshmallow stuffed cupcakes are the ultimate in decadence!!
Marshmallow Stuffed White Chocolate Cupcakes… Avery Cooks
3. Lemon Oreo Cheesecake Bars
I’m a huge fan of Oreos, they are so naughty but nice and add a little extra magic to these cheesecake bars!
Lemon Oreo Cheesecake Bars … Six Sisters on My Recipe Magic
4. Cake Mix Sandwich Cookie
Cake mix sandwich cookies… The Lady Behind The Curtain
5. Soda Pop Cupcakes
These are the ultimate cheater cupcakes!! Who knew soda pop and cake mix could make such utter delicousness?!!
Soda Pop Cupcakes… Betty Crocker
6. Cherry Cobbler
Cherry Cobbler … Pint Sized Baker
7. Yellow Poppy Seed Cake
These poppy seed cakes are so hipster no-one would even think that they were cheater cakes in disguise!!
Yellow Poppy Seed Cake… Pip and Ebby
8. Orange Creamsicle Cookies
Orange Creamsicle Cookies … Carrie This Home
9. Banana Foster Cookies
Banana Foster Cookies … One Tipsy Chick
10. Cake batter Crispy Treats
These crispy treats are so fun and frivolous, perfect for kids’ birthday parties!
Cake batter Crispy Treats…. How Sweet It Is
11. Decadent Fudge Bars
Decadent Fudge Bars … Northern Cottage
12. Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake
How retro is this pineapple upside down cake?!! And there’s no easier way to make it than using cake mix as a cheat!!
Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake … Yesterfood
13. Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes
And just in case you want smaller pineapple upside down cakes… here you go, teeny tiny cheater cakes!!
Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes … Melding Magic
14. Blueberry Spice Struesel Coffee Cake
Blueberry Spice Struesel Coffee Cake … Turnips 2 Tangerines
15. Magic Mug Cake
Magic Mug Cakes are absolutely perfect for kids to make. Plus they’re especially easy for them to make when the ingredients include cake mix!!
Magic Mug Cake… The Monday Box
16. Peaches and Cream Cupcakes
Peaches and Cream Cupcakes … Domesblissity
I hope you find one of these to be the perfect cake mix for you and your family.
Just because time is short, it doesn’t mean you have to go without cake! Use any one of these 16 recipes to create cheater cakes that no-one will suspect are made from cake mix!!
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