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Yellow Cake Mix Recipe Ideas

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Have you ever looked in your pantry and saw a lonely box of yellow cake mix sitting there? The holidays are quickly approaching and you’re probably wondering what to with that cake mix. Well, luckily for you and I, there are a dozen ways to use yellow cake mix.

One aspect of using a box cake mix is that you get access to all of these easy cake mix recipes! If all the hard work is done for you, why not go for it? My favorite recipes from here are the poke cakes! Those of you who haven’t tried a poke cake need to go for it!

Now, let’s dig into all these fun and delicious yellow cake mix recipe ideas.

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Yellow Cake Mix Recipe Ideas

I have a friend that can’t have gluten and I’m so excited to share this Gluten Free Lemon Chiffon Cake from Mom Advice with her.

3 Boys and a Dog has created this fabulous Blueberry Cake Mix Cobble recipe! You don’t want to miss out on making this fabulous way to use yellow cake mix.

I have been a huge fan of this Peach Cake Mix Cobbler recipe from our blog, 3 Boys and a Dog, for as long as I can remember! It’s one of our most popular recipes, give it a try.

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Who doesn’t want to make this incredible Sunshine Cake by Blessed Beyond Crazy? Now I think that is a super creative way for yellow cake mix recipe ideas.

I have always been a huge fan of poke cakes. When I found this Strawberry Poke Cake from Finding Zest, I got so excited!

Moore or Less Cooking has a scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake Poke Cake Video that everyone needs to see. Warning: your mouth will water.

Blessed Beyond Crazy has me super excited about this Classic Holiday Rum Cake. Any cake made out of rum, needs to be celebrated!

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More Recipes Ideas Using Yellow Cake Mix

Who has a bread machine at home that they’re dying to use? I know you’re going to want to make this Bread Machine: Lemon Cake Recipe ! My boys love it and it’s right on our blog, 3 Boys and a Dog.

Another fun cake made from alcohol as part of the ingredients is these Mind Blowing Margarita Cupcakes. I just can’t wait to make these and dig in. Mom On the Side did an incredible job on this recipe.

Another fun and easy rum cake is this Easy Rum Cake from Moore or Less Cooking. Are you going to give it a try?

Looking for the Best Honey Bun Cake ? Moore or Less Cooking has the BEST honey bun cake around. It’s perfect for the holidays.

Mom Advice has some awesome Gluten Free options out there, like this Gluten Free Rainbow Bundt Cake! If you haven’t tried a bundt cake, make this recipe. It’s one of the best ways to use yellow cake mix.

For as long as I can remember, we’ve always made an Apple Dump Cake during the holidays. This recipe from Finding Zest is amazing!

My mouth has been watering for an Upside Down Pineapple Cake. This one from Moore or Less Cooking is a-m-a-z-i-n-g.

Raise your hand if you love Gluten Free?! This Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Cake from Mom Advice is amazing in so many ways.

Christmas Cake Batter Blondies from Salt and Lavender are like a slice of heaven! Blondies are flavored with brown sugar but taste like brownies and are shaped like them. If you haven’t tried them before, go for it!

I’m loving these Gluten Free Cake Mix Cookies from Mom Advice. Seriously, they are so easy to make and delicious to enjoy! Everyone in your family is bound to love them.

Do you love chocolate? These Easy Cranberry Cookies with White Chocolate from Salt and Lavender is totally worth being made by you. It’s decadent.

This Meyer Lemon Coffee Cake Recipe from Cooking with Carlee is amazing! This is a brilliant way to add a spin to any yellow cake mix.

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The next time you need a recipe using yellow cake mix, hopefully you’ll remember this list. Which recipe is your favorite? Share in the comments!

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Donna @ Modern on Monticello

Wednesday 3rd of February 2021

I love the idea of using a box cake mix for so many delicious desserts. Pinned. Thanks for visiting this week and sharing at #HomeMattersParty. I look forward to seeing more from your blog.


Monday 25th of January 2021

There are so many uses for boxed cake mixes!

Nettie Moore

Friday 15th of February 2019

My mouth is seriously watering for all of these desserts! Thank you for including mine in your wonderful roundup! Nettie

Miz Helen

Tuesday 4th of December 2018

What a great collection of recipes! Hope you are having a good week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday! Miz Helen