How to make a Cake Mix taste Homemade

Most of the time, when I bake cupcakes, I use a boxed cake mix. Although, I do add some extra ingredients to make it taste homemade. And yes, I know baking from scratch is the best, but a lot of the time we are all just too busy. Want to know how to make a cake mix taste homemade? Read on!

I often have readers ask what I add to the cake mix, and although I always share in each recipe what to add, I thought it would be good to have a special post giving you the recipe.

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Chocolate Mousse Cupcake

Sometimes I add other ingredients to change the flavor a bit, but by starting with a cake mix, it’s super easy. I created a short video for you…

How to make a Cake Mix taste Homemade

  • Cake Mix
  • 4 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup buttermilk {or amount of water on box}
  • 1/3 cup oil {or amount on box}

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Monster Eye Cupcakes

Tips:

  • To bring eggs to room temperature quickly, place in bowl of hot water and let set a couple minutes
  • To make your own buttermilk, add a splash {about 1 tablespoon} of vinegar to measuring cup, fill with milk and let set for a couple minutes
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