Save time by transforming a mix into a festive holiday cake. These recipes are so good, no one will guess they're not made from scratch.
Over the years, our readers have shared hundreds of delicious Christmas cake recipes that start with a cake mix. You'll find their secrets for adding made-from-scratch flavor in these recipes. Some replace water with buttermilk; others call for softened butter or cream cheese. From mile-high layer cakes to quick and easy coffee cakes, each is super moist and delicious.
The marbled layers seemed like a good idea at the time, but to get picture-perfect peppermint swirls, we bake and frost 27 layers.
Lavish amounts of semisweet chocolate and sour cream give rise to these luscious cake layers. No one will ever guess the recipe
begins with a mix. A simple coating of coarsely chopped pecans and a handful of colorful berries will send this towering treat
to the table in high style.
Looking for more healthful recipes to indulge your family with this Christmas? German Chocolate Sheet Cake bakes in just 15
minutes and makes almost 50 servings. The best part is that each piece only has 128 calories!
We replicated the flavor profile of Mexican chocolate using semisweet chocolate and cinnamon. If you prefer to use Mexican
chocolate, look for it with the hot drink mixes or on the Hispanic food aisle. This moist pound cake is equally delicious
without the Mexican Chocolate Sauce.
Starting with a boxed cake mix makes this cake both easy and delicious. Kids and adults alike will love the creamy peanut
butter mousse between layers of chocolate cake. Garnish with chopped roasted peanuts and serve with a scoop of ice cream.
Coconut Sheet Cake, made from a white cake mix, gets an added boost of flavor from homemade Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting.
Not only is Gingerbread Cake With Stout Buttercream easy to make, it also received our Test Kitchens' highest rating.
Slow-cook your way to rich, chocolatey, marshmallowey goodness. This first cake will look like it needs to cook just a little
longer; however, by the time the topping is set, it's ready to serve.
You'll adore the new flavor of bananas Foster in a familiar upside-down cake.
Make a classic white cake for Christmas this year. This recipe starts with boxed mix, then adds a few key ingredients to make
the end result light, fluffy, and totally delicious.