Cake Mix Christmas Cakes
The marbled layers seemed like a good idea at the time, but to get picture-perfect peppermint swirls, we bake and frost 27 layers.
- Recipe: Red Velvet Peppermint Cake
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!
- Recipe: German Chocolate Sheet Cake
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.
- Recipe: Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake
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.
- Recipe: Coconut Sheet Cake
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.
- Recipe: Rocky Road Chocolate Cake
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.
- Recipe: Sugar-and-Spice Cake