10 Creative Recipes to Whip up with Box Cake

I never thought of cake mix as “versatile,” at least not until now. Take a look at these inventive recipes using cake mix (some aren’t even cake!)!

1. Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache Bars

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Peanut butter and chocolate? A natural combination. These bars look fancy but are quite simple. Make them at Babble.

2. Strawberry Shortcake

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I’ll admit it – I love the whole “dessert in a jar” trend – this one looks perfect for a picnic! Get the recipe at at Babble.

3. Make A Vegan Cake!

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Baking can be a challenge if you’re adhering to a vegan diet. First, look for  mixes that are free of dairy, eggs and gelatin. Then substitute the “add-in’s” (like butter and milk) with their vegan counterparts. Find out how — along with the recipe for this lovely blueberry cake — at Babble.

4. Make Waffles!

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No time to make waffles from scratch? No worries – this version made from cake mix cooks up quick and easy, right in your waffle iron! Get the recipe on Kirby’s Cravings.

5. Cinnamon Rolls

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If you’ve ever been intimidatd by homemade cinnamon rolls you will love this easy to work with, no-fuss recipe. Make it at Love From the Oven.

6. Made “From Scratch?”

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This moist, flavorful cake looks – and tastes – like it was made from scratch. It’s up to you whether or not to tell your guests. We’re not judging. Get the recipe from Donuts, Dresses and Dirt.

7. “Oreos”

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Cake mix is the secret ingredient in both the cookie and the filling in this re-make of the classic sandwich cookie. Get the recipe on Chef in Training

8. Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

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What’s better than cinnamon rolls? Chocolate cinnamon rolls – that’s what. Love From the Oven has the recipe

9. Make A Milkshake!

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A milkshake made from cake mix? You betcha – ice cream, milk and cake mix whip up in the blender to make this decadent drink (sprinkles are NOT optional). Recipe on Cooking Classy.

10. Cinnamon Roll Waffles

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Is it breakfast? Is it dessert? Cinnamon rolls take a turn in the waffle iron, with a generous drizzle of warm cinnamon glaze. Get the recipe on Love From the Oven.

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