Box Cake Mix Recipes that Taste Homemade
Chocolate Bundt Cake
Recipe: Chocolate Bundt Cake
The key to this super simple, super delicious chocolate Bundt cake? Boxed cake mix and boxed brownie mix.
Praline Mini Cakes
Recipe: Praline Mini Cakes
If you’re not into sharing dessert (we understand), these personal cakes are just the right size.
Naked Lemon Cake with Flower Crown
This cake is simple and fresh, with a lemon cake base and a light layer of frosting.
Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies
Recipe: Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies
Want the chewiest cookies? Use cake mix! Plus, the higher oil content helps them keep better than regular cookies.
Mini Confetti Cakes
Recipe: Mini Confetti Cakes
These mini two-layer cakes are perfect for a bridal or baby shower. Top them with color-coordinated edible flowers.
Recipe: Peach Cobbler
This might be the easiest peach cobbler recipe you ever make: Simply put all the ingredients in the slow cooker and let it do its thing!
Rose Petal Cupcakes
Recipe: Rose Petal Cupcakes
We flavored our homemade buttercream with rose and vanilla, but you can make it whatever you want. With the addition of edible rose petals, the rose flavor is a nice touch.
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Mousse Cake
If you’re not in the mood to cut a layer cake for every guest at the party, this recipe includes an option to make personal parfaits instead.
Vanilla Layer Cake with Flower Cuff
If you’re looking for an impressive layer cake without all the fuss, we love this one. Yellow cake mix, homemade buttercream, and an abundance of flowers combine for a show-stopper dessert.
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice-Cream Cake
This refreshing ice-cream cake is a summertime dream come true.
Candy Cane Cake Bars
Recipe: Candy Cane Cake Bars
These festive bars make an adorable Christmas dessert or gift in a pretty tin.
Blackberry-Raspberry Truffle Cake
The presentation for this easy holiday cake couldn’t be prettier, so no one will know it started with a box of mix.
Pumpkin Dump Cake
Recipe: Pumpkin Dump Cake
Pumpkin pie is a fall favorite, but it can’t feed a huge crowd. This easy dump cake has the same flavor you love, and every guest will get a slice. Homemade whipped cream and freshly grated nutmeg are a delicious seasonal topping to make it feel holiday-worthy.
SweeTARTS and Smarties Tie-Dye Cake
Red Velvet Cake Balls
Recipe: Red Velvet Cake Balls
Whether for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, or any celebration, these cake bites are a cute and easy way to serve dessert.
Recipe: Snickers Cake
This decadent chocolate-caramel cake is uses Snickers in the cake mix and as a garnish.
Cranberry Upside-Down Cake
Recipe: Cranberry Upside-Down Cake
Would you believe this gorgeous cake came from the slow cooker? You should!
Sweet Potato Sheet Cake
Recipe: Sweet Potato Sheet Cake
This sweet and salty cake is the ultimate fall dessert for your at-home football watch party or Thanksgiving feast.
Recipe: Heart Cookies
These chewy cookies are the sweetest way to a party spread that’s Instagram-worthy.
Gingerbread Cake With Stout Buttercream
It seems too good to be true that this holiday stunner only takes five ingredients to make.
Apricot-Almond Coffee Cake
Recipe: Apricot-Almond Coffee Cake
Brunch with the girls? This easy breakfast treat pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee.
Cheerwine Cherry Cupcakes with Cherry-Swirl Frosting
Southerners know: Everything tastes better with a little Cheerwine in the mix!
Candy Corn Cake
Recipe: Candy Corn Cake
You can make the layers for this colorful cake ahead of time and freeze them until your Halloween party.
Recipe: Reese’s Cake
This Reese’s-garnished cake looks beautiful, but when you cut into it, the peanut butter-cream cheese filling is the best surprise.
Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
Recipe: Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
With presentation this cute, no one will notice these birthday cupcakes were made with boxed cake mix.
Red Velvet Peppermint Cake
Recipe: Red Velvet Peppermint Cake
This recipe adds a bit of peppermint extract to classic cream cheese icing for a festive holiday finish.
Pineapple Cherry Dump Cake
Recipe: Pineapple Cherry Dump Cake
This super-simple dump cake is best when finished off with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Halloween Cake Pops
Recipe: Halloween Cake Pops
How cute are these? Give the kids a batch to decorate for themselves for a fun Halloween activity.
Recipe: Sugar-and-Spice Cake
Serve a showstopping Christmas cake with classic vanilla buttercream that guests will never realize wasn’t from scratch.
Nehi Orange Poke Cake
Chocolate-Cinnamon Latte Cake
Recipe: Chocolate-Cinnamon Latte Cake
Chocolate lovers will adore this dreamy cake that’s made with the hands-off help from your slow cooker.
Candy Corn Cupcakes
Recipe: Candy Corn Cupcakes
If your kids need a last-minute treat for the class, this simple cupcake recipe can be made on the fly.