As a baker I have tried many cake recipes to that use boxed cake mix to taste like bakery cake and this is my favorite recipe on how to **Make Boxed Cake Mix taste like Bakery cake**, of course we all know that bakery cakes taste homemade so you will essentially be answering the question every one has…**How To Make Boxed Cake Mix taste Homemade**!

One thing bakeries don’t tell you is that they use a cake mix, it is one of those bakery cake secrets they don’t share. It is a great way for them to control their product and make sure each cake tastes the same. Most bakeries have there own way of adding to the boxed cake mix to get the bakery cake flavor they want.

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After a lot of testing in my kitchen I came up with this easy recipe to make your boxed cake mix taste like you bought it from a bakery! No one will no the difference! You will want to also use this Buttercream Icing as delicious as a Bakeries recipe to finish it off 🙂 Also check out these 19 Frosting recipes that will make your cake amazing!

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## Make Boxed Cake Mix taste like Bakery cake

You can **make a boxed mix chocolate cake taste homemade** or **boxed mix lemon cake taste homemade** easily with these how to Make Boxed Cake Mix taste like Bakery cake directions. You will have an amazing cake every time!. You can also switch out the vanilla extract in this recipe to match the cake flavor you chose. This makes the amount of batter you have equal to 1 and 1/2 boxed cake mixes. Thankfully it is easy to make a box cake taste like a bakery cake and only a few additional steps are needed.

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## How to Make Boxed Cake Mix taste like Bakery cake

Just follow these simple steps on** To Make Boxed Cake Mix taste like Bakery cake**! Following this recipe can be used for ANY cake flavor you want!

## How To Make A Box Mix Taste Like A Bakery Cake

This is the best homemade Cake recipe ever. You will easily make a box caked moist and wow your guests. This Bakery style cake from a boxed cake mix recipe can use any flavor boxed cake mix.

### Ingredients

- 1 box cake mix Any Flavor
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- salt just a dash
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 cup water
- 3 whole eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

### Instructions

- Preheat the oven to 300 degrees and grease your pans
- Whisk together the dry ingredients
- In mixer bowl place the wet ingredients
- Add about 1/2 of the dry ingredients into the bowl and mix together
- Then add the rest of the dry ingredients and blend
- Mix for 2 minutes on medium speed
- Pour the batter half way up prepared pans or 2/3 of the cupcake pan
- Bake at 300 degrees for about 20-30 minutes (depending on size of cake) then turn oven up to 325 for about an equal time.

**Calories**318 Calories from Fat 54

**% Daily Value***

**Total Fat**6g

**9%**

**15%**

**Cholesterol**50mg

**17%**

**Sodium**331mg

**14%**

**Potassium**80mg

**2%**

**Total Carbohydrates**60g

**20%**

**Protein**4g

**8%**

It is easy to make your boxed cake mix taste homemade and it results in a very moist cake. After trying this recipe you will never buy a bakery cake again, you will buy the boxed cake mix and then make it taste like you bought it at a bakery! Use these cute polka dot cupcake liners (they’re super cheap!!), too! CLICK HERE

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Lisa says

Hi there, I just want you to know. I have need making this cake now for awhile and love it. It’s the only way I .ake them. Ow. My question is. I want to try it in a bundt pan. Have you tried it this way? I was looking at the comments to see if this was asked before. A lot of comments

Aziza says

Should I be putting oil in this?

Stephanie says

No oil needed the fat comes from the sour cream.

Dianna Varnes says

Hi, Can you please tell me if I need to use all purpose or self rising flour?

Thanks

Dianna

Stephanie says

all-purpose

Jane says

The box mixes are smaller now. Used to be 18 ounces, now only 15. What did you use? I made one recipe for a cake this way and it wasn’t the best because the box mix was smaller. They should put the size mix on the recipe.

Stephanie says

I just made one two weeks ago and the cake came out the same as before so just follow the same recipe.

Margee’ says

I noticed that the mixes are smaller. Takes allot more mixes to make wedding cakes now.

FRAN BANKS says

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS RECIPE! I MAKE SHEET CAKES AS WELL BUT WANTED TO TRY THIS. HOW WOULD I CONVERT THE TIME.

Suzie Lloyd says

What about red velvet cake?

Stephanie says

It works the same.

sheron budhram says

Can you use any cake mix?

Stephanie says

yes, you may.

Pamela Kaess says

Self rising flour?

Stephanie says

Just all-purpose

Sarah says

Just double checking before i try. My box says to use 2 eggs already, do i then add the additional 3 or just 1 more to make the total 3?

Stephanie says

just three eggs

Yvonne Stonehocker-Schmidt says

what about doing this with a chocolate cake mix?

Stephanie says

It works but its not as strong of a chocolate flavor.

Mtalley2tx says

Make the chocolate cake as directed above except substitute cocoa powder for 1/3 cup of the flour. So yummy and I always get asked for the recipe.

Rhonda Ward says

Thanks, I needed this

Tosha says

I noticed there was no oil or butter, do you not use any at all??

Tosha says

I noticed there was no oil or butter in the recipe. Do you not use any??

Stephanie says

The fat comes from the sour cream.

Lisa says

Trying for the first time today kind of excited to see how this recipe works !! I will write again afterwards !!

Diana says

Trying for the first time today kind of excited to see how this recipe works !! I will write again afterwards !!

Stephanie says

Let us know how it came out 🙂

Elise says

My chocolate cake is in the oven, almost finished baking (doing toothpick test but its still liquidy in center. It looks awesome. It’s a light chocolate color (I didn’t use any cocoa powder when i added the 1 cup flour).but i can just tell this is going to be a winner. I followed the recipe exactly. Thanks for sharing.

Stephanie says

I’m so glad you liked it! Make sure to share how it turned out with us 🙂

Shannon Ainsworth says

How long do you cook cupcakes?

MidgetMomma says

what ever the time on the box says for cupcakes 🙂

Cindy says

I want to make Guinness beer chocolate cake. Can I substitute the beer for the water

Stephanie says

I have never does this but I believe it would work. If you end up making it make sure you share a picture on how it turned out 🙂

Karen says

I would like to make this as a sheet cake and when I made one from a recipe I had but misplaced, I think I used a jelly roll pan. Would this work with this cake?

Stephanie says

yes

Cara says

Can I use full fat plain yogurt instead of sour cream?

Stephanie says

I am not sure i have never tried, if you try let me know how it turns out.

Sharon says

Epic fail for me. Recipe did not say to flour the pans so I didn’t. My cake became a trifle, which was very tasty, but not the cake I was hoping for.

Stephanie says

I don’t flour my pans with this recipe I just grease them with butter.

Betty says

I have a 11 x 15in sheet pan. Can I put all the cake mix in it? Do I need to change the oven temp?

Stephanie says

Yes, you dont need to change the temp just add more time to the cooking time.

Mayme says

I try this tonight i haven’t cut it yet BUT IT TURN OUT NICE. i used a pound cake pan needed a little more cooking time. Have to let you k ow tomorrow how it taste

Stephanie says

Oh yummy let me know how it turned out.

Glenda says

I failed.. miserable fail lol I have no idea ( maybe an idea..) what I did wrong.

I doubled this recipe because I wanted to make 2 3inch deep cakes.

Mixed in cake flour (possible culprit???) and the remainder of the ingredients.

It smells AMAZING…

It’s been in the oven for over an hour… epic fail… its pulling away on the edges… but its completely liquid in the middle and totally sunk…

Could it be the cake vs all purpose flour that caused this??

MidgetMomma says

Hi Glenda! Yes you want to use all purpose flour 🙂

Di says

Has anyone tried out this recipe in a jumbo cupcake tin? Do i use one box for one half of the tin?

Liz Thornbloom says

My cupcakes turned out sponging and tough .. Why?

Stephanie says

Im not sure what happened, it could be from over mixing or and ingredients measured incorrectly.

Kim says

Made this cake today to test out for granddaughters bday next weekend. I want to freeze the layers I make on Monday – assuming I can? Also, mine sank in the middle after I turned up the temp. Any suggestions?

Stephanie says

i would just wrap the whole cake up very well with plastic wrap then freeze it. I am not sure why it sank.

Kelly says

I have a 15by 11 inch pan do I need to use two boxes of cake mix and double the ingredients?

Stephanie says

just one batch will work

Grammy B says

Can you show a picture of your cake versus a boxed cake? (the finished product)..I’ve tried other peoples recipes for doing this and they were nothing like a bakery cake. A bakery cake is more dense ,where the boxed cakes are more light and airy. Thank You so much!

Stephanie says

I dont have a picture of the two compared but this is the recipe I used at the last bakery I worked at.

KIM says

I AM MAKING A UNICORN CAKE I NEED 3 LAYERS WILL THIS BE ENOUGH OR DO I NEED TO MAKE 3 BATCHES

Stephanie says

two batches

Rhonda says

Thanks a million, Stephanie!

I just made this recipe using a white cake mix for my granddaughter’s 4th birthday today. It turned out AMAZING!

I’m on the fence as to whether to tell everyone about my good fortune in finding you, or to just let them think I’m fabulous!

Stephanie says

Im so glad you love it! I would share it so you can eat it at your friends events!

Stacy says

Timing for cupcakes using this recipe , would it be same time as on the box?

Stephanie says

yes just make sure you check the doneness with a tooth pick.

Kira says

This recipe definitely works. Reading is fundamental. I love reading the comments they are hilarious. Thank you for sharing.

Stephanie says

I’m so glad this worked out for you.

Jill says

Can I use this recipe to make a 4 layer 6 in round tall cake? Should I double it and what time adjustments do you think I should make in baking?

Stephanie says

It depends how thick you want the layers. I have used one batch of this for two 6″ pans then cut the cakes in half for a 4 layer cake. For time just use the same times as the box says.

Christi says

I made a Funfetti using z tube pan and the full 30mins at each temperature. IT TURNED OUT AMAZING! Today is chocolate cupcakes but I didn’t notice the notes about adding Cocoa powder so we’ll see!

Thank you for sharing this with us.

Sam says

Is this recipe for a 9×13 pan???

Stephanie says

yes it is

Kristen says

Will this work for a lemon cake mix? Or will it diminish the lemon flavor?

Stephanie says

I would add 1/4 tsp of lemon extract

Stephanie Manor says

If making cupcakes you said use the time on the box what about temperatures for cupcakes? Do I use what is ok n the box or the 300 and 325?

Stephanie says

325

Rebecca says

Can you use almond extract instead of vanilla

Stephanie says

yes