A typical box of commercial cake mix makes between 4 and 4 1/2 cups of cake batter. In addition to the enriched bleached flour, baking soda, sugar and other ingredients in the premeasured cake mix, cake batter typically contains water, vegetable oil and eggs.
Cake mixes make it simple to create quick desserts that the entire family can enjoy. In addition to making layer or sheet cakes such as birthday cakes, cake mixes can make pound cake, cupcakes, sweet dinner rolls, sweet breads, coffee cake, biscotti and many other sweet treats. The instructions for cake mixes are easy to follow and are designed to make the same cake every time.Learn More
Many Wilton cake pans take one box of cake mix, but it depends on what size Wilton cake pan is being used. Wilton cake pans bigger than a 9×13 inch pan will use more boxes of cake mix.Full Answer >
According to Eat By Date, if they are stored correctly, unopened cake mix and unopened icing can be used and eaten even after they are out of date. Eat By Date explains that, unopened, these pantry items each have a shelf life of about four months past the printed sell-by-date.Full Answer >
It is possible to make a cake from a boxed mix without eggs. Some popular substitutions for the eggs include applesauce, bananas, pudding, yogurt and even tofu.Full Answer >
A football-shaped cake can be made by baking a round cake as well as a square one, then splitting and trimming the square one to fit around the round cake to form a football shape. The cake is then decorated with brown frosting and white icing stripes to resemble laces.Full Answer >