Turn Box Cake Mix to Gourmet Quality Cake

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Annette W. Recipe
Well Seasoned
Lincoln, NE (pop. 258,379)
Member Since Oct 2011
Annette's notes for this recipe:
This is the easiest way to turn your plain box cake mix into gourmet quality cake in an instant. The great thing about it is you don't have to buy anything extra because everything you need, you most likely have in your refrigerator and pantry.

By following these easy steps, you will make your cake taste as if you just payed top dollar at a popular bakery.

Try it just once the next time you use a box cake mix and wait to see how many people ask you where you purchased your cake. Then watch their face when you say "no where, I made it myself"!
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When preparing the cake mix, replace the oil with equal parts melted butter. Replace the water with equal parts milk.
Add one extra egg then the recipe calls for and add a splash of vanilla. You can also use almond extract if you prefer.

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user Annette W. greeneyez - Mar 13, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Nancy R Robeyone - Mar 13, 2013
Nice Annette! I would like to make a cake on St Patty's day for my 19th anniversary. Will give this a try. Now I just need to figure out what type of cake!!!!! Hope you have been well!
user Stephanie Dodd skeen - Mar 13, 2013
Robie; how about a white cake and possibly a jello cake with lime jello and white icing?? Happy 19th on Sunday!!!
user Stephanie Dodd skeen - Mar 13, 2013
Great tip, Annette; thank you!

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