Blank Slate Cake

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Jenni K

By
@AnCsMom

This makes a denser cake than a normal boxed cake mix. It's a "semi-homemade" cake, and you can mix any sorts of flavors to create endless varieties! I got this basic recipe from my cousin who has been hired to make wedding cakes and countless birthday cakes. Have fun experimenting!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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1 box
cake mix (any flavor)
1 dash(es)
salt
1 c
sugar
1 c
cake flour
1-2 tsp
extract (you can use any combination up to 2 t)
1/2 c
oil
3
whole eggs, or 4 egg whites
1+ c
liquid (water, coffee, juice, etc)
1 c
sour cream or individul size yogurt (any flavor)
1 box
(small) dry pudding mix* (any flavor) *optional

How to Make Blank Slate Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 325. Spray pan(s) with "non-stick spray with flour"
  • 2Blend the sugar with the oil, eggs, liquid of choice, extract(s), and sour cream/yogurt.
  • 3In a separate bowl, combine cake mix, cake flour, and pudding mix. Slowly add into the wet mixture. Beat well.
  • 4Pour into prepared pan(s). (cupcake tins, 2 - 8" or 9" rounds, or 1 normal cake pan) Bake at 325. About 18-20 minutes for cupcakes. Start checking cake at about 45 minutes until center springs back when lightly touched or toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 5Tips:
    *Coffee is a very good flavor enhancer to chocolate. You can put in 1 C of coffee, or use 1 C of water & a T of instant coffee granuales in the mix.
    *Be creative with your liquids. Juice, soda, coffee, melted juice concentrate, melted ice cream, flavored coffee creamers, margarita mix, etc)
    *chocolate cakes may need more liquid, as they are a bit thicker
  • 6Have fun! Share your great combinations in the comments!

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About Blank Slate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids




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