Cake better, as you can probably imagine, is generally only used to bake cakes. While people can come up with very imaginative cake recipes, you most likely did not realize that you can use cake mixture to create all sorts of different foods.
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With a bit of creative thinking, it is possible to come up with a variety of unique recipes that are not just inventive but also incredibly tasty. So take a look at this list of delicious foods and see what it is possible to make with cake mix.
Cake Batter Popcorn
Perfect for those who want to create a special birthday treat for children at a party.
Ingredients: 1.5 cups of melted almond bark, 1/4 cup of vegetable shortening, 1.5 cup of white or yellow cake mix, 6 cups popcorn and 1/4 cup of sprinkles.
Directions: Melt all of the almond bark in a microwave oven, making sure to stir every 30 seconds until it’s fully melted. Add vegetable shortening to the almond bark and then either stir or microwave to ensure it has also melted. Mix in the cake batter and then pour the mixture over the popped popcorn. Decorate with sprinkles an then the coating the cool and harden before serving.
Using funfetti cake mix, you can create quick and tasty cheesecake treats.
Ingredients: 3/4 package of birthday cake Oreos, 2 tablespoons melted butter, 8 oz. cream cheese, 8 oz. container whipping topping, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 5 tablespoon milk, 1 cup cake mix and 1/2 cup of sprinkles.
Directions: Crush the Oreos together and mix them with melted butter before dividing them into eight separate 8 oz mason jars. Whip the vanilla cake mix, milk, cheese and whipping topping together until it is smooth and then mix in funfetti gently. Share the mixture into the various mason jars and then refrigerate for at least four hours. Top with your choice of topping — such as whipped cream, cherries or sprinkles.
Red Velvet Fried Chicken
Frying cake mixture might not sound like a good idea at first, but putting it together with fried chicken creates a colorful meal.
Ingredients: Chicken (either whole or separate servings), 1/4 cup of flour, one egg, red velvet cake crumbs and vegetable oil
Directions: Separate the flour, egg and cake crumbs into three dishes and then coat the various pieces of chicken with flour, then egg before coating them with the cake crumbs. Then you simply need to fry the chicken for around five minutes per side.
Although the vast majority of cake mix ideas involve creating new and interesting foods, one of the best ideas is actually a drink.
Ingredients: 2 cups vanilla ice cream, 1 cup milk, 1/2 cup cake mix and sprinkles.
Directions: Blend all of the ingredients together in a blender until the mixture is smooth. Mix sprinkles into the mixture and then immediately serve into bowls or cones. You can also replace milk with cream, depending on how rich you want the milkshake to be.
Cake Batter Pancakes
Cake batter pancakes combine two great foods together to create a treat that is perfect for the weekend and goes perfectly with whipped cream.
Ingredients: 1 cup Original Bisquick mix, 1 cup Betty Crocker yellow cake mix, 3 tablespoons candy sprinkles, 1 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 2 eggs.
Directions: Heat the griddle to medium-high, grease with either cooking spray or vegetable oil. Mix all the pancake ingredients together until they are thoroughly blended and then pour onto the griddle. Cook the pancakes until the edges are dry and then glaze with a mixture of suger, milk and vanilla and add sprinkles as desired.
Berry White Chocolate Crumble Bars
The berry white chocolate crumble bar recipe involves fruit and a unique texture to form a beautiful dessert.
Ingredients: 3/4 cups cake mix (of any color), 1 cup old fashioned whole rolled oats, 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 large egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 cups berries, 1/4 cup white chocolate chips, 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut flakes and 1 can sweetened condensed milk.
Directions: Mix the cake batter, oats, butter, egg, vanilla together until it is kneaded together. Then press the dough into a 350°F pre-heated pan. Sprinkle the dough with berries, white chocolate chips, shredded coconut, and then pour the condensed milk evenly over the dough. Bake for 25 minutes and allow to cool before serving.
These extra fluffy waffles are mixed with cake batter to give a sugary glaze that provides a sweet breakfast.
Ingredients: 1.25 cup of all purpose flour, 1.25 of funfetti cake mix, 3 teaspoons baking powder, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1.25 cups milk, 1 egg, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract and 2 tablespoons sprinkles.
Directions: Whisk together flour, cake mix, baking powder, sugar and salt in a medium sized bowl. Create a well in the middle of the mix in the bowl and then add milk, egg, olive oil and vanilla. Whisk the entire mix together until it is smooth. You can also mix in sprinkles as desired. Pre-heat waffle maker until hot (as directed by the machine’s instructions) then pour mixture into the maker, baking until the waffles are brown. Glaze the waffles with a mix of sugar, funfetti cake mix, milk and vanilla extract that have been whisked until smooth.
Cake Mix Rice Krispy Cakes
Rice Krispy Cakes are already delicious, butt adding some cake batter into the mix just makes them all that more tasty.
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter, 1/2 tablespoon vanilla, one 10 oz. bag mini marshmallows, 1/3 cup vanilla cake mix, 6 cups Rice Krispies, 1/4 cup rainbow sprinkles.
Directions: Melt the butter and add the vanilla extract, taking care to stir and not burn, then mix in marshmallows. Continue to stir mixture as it melts in a low heated pan and once it is fully melted, add the cake mix. Then pour in the Rice Krispies and continue to stir mixture, adding sprinkles as desired. Spoon the mix onto greased baking dish and spread it out and add further sprinkles. Let the mix cool for at least 30 minutes before serving.
Baked By Rachel