Saturday, June 22, 2013

How to Make a Box Cake Taste Like Homemade

Mint Juleps 'n Muddin' Recipe to make box cake more like homemade

Did you know that you could do a few simple things to make a boxed cake taste like homemade? 

What to do

First, substitute buttermilk for water. Where the directions call for 1 cup of water, substitute with 1 1/4 cups of buttermilk.

Second, substitute butter for oil. Where the directions call for 1/2 cup of oil, substitute with a 1/2 cup of butter.

Third, add more eggs.  Where the directions call for 3 eggs, substitute with 4 eggs.

Forth and final, add vanilla extract.  Now, to give it that real homemade taste . . . add a teaspoon of vanilla extract or any flavorings that you desire.

No one will ever know its from a box, unless you tell them.

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