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Cake-Mix Substitute with Variations recipe

Need a substitute recipe for a store-bought,ready-to-use packaged cake-mix? Here it is, and unlike the commerciallyproduced one, this cake-mix doesn’t contain any ‘additives orfillers’…plus when you use this ‘cake-mix’ you can truly sayyour cake is totally homemade!

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Recipe: Cake-Mix Substitutewith Variations

Basic Dry Yellow Cake-Mix:2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 cups granulated sugar1/3 cup instant non-fat dry milk powder
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

To Make Cake:
1 cup water1/2 cup vegetable oil2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • For Basic Dry Yellow Cake-Mix: Mix togetherflour, sugar, dry milk powder, baking powder and salt.
  • To Make Cake: Place Basic Dry Cake-Mixin a large mixing bowl. Add milk, oil, eggs and vanilla. Beatat low speed for 1 minute, then high for 2 minutes, scrapingthe bowl frequently.
  • Pour cake batter into two greased andfloured 8 or 9-inch round cake pans or 1 (9×13-inch) pan.
  • Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C)for 25 to 30 minutes.

    Makes 1 (8 to 9-inch) two-layer cake or1 (9 x 13-inch) cake.


    • For White Cake: Substitute 3 egg whitesfor the 2 whole eggs.
    • For Chocolate Cake: Add 1/4 cup unsweetenedcocoa powder to Basic Dry Yellow Cake-Mix.
    • For Spice Cake: Add 1 teaspoon groundcinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves and 1/4 teaspoon groundallspice to Basic Dry Yellow Cake-Mix.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12of the baked basic yellow cake only): 291.3 calories; 31% caloriesfrom fat; 10.2g total fat; 35.9mg cholesterol; 269.6mg sodium;97.6mg potassium; 45.7g carbohydrates; 0.7g fiber; 26.9g sugar;45.0g net carbs; 4.8g protein.

    Recipe Copyright Hope Pryor, please seeTerms of Use.

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