The Magic Is in the Cake Mix

It's easy to transform a cake mix into a festive holiday cake. Here are a few of our favorite recipes.
Mary Allen Perry

Over the years, our readers have shared hundreds of delicious recipes that start with a cake mix. You'll find their secrets for adding made-from-scratch flavor in these cake mix cake recipes. Some replace water with buttermilk; others call for softened butter or cream cheese. Quick Italian Cream Cake, Holiday Lane Cake, and Easy Perfect Chocolate Cake are just a few of the many favorites we've included.