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making boxed cake mix better...

Taken from an Epicurious testimonial. Some found the cake dry; some moist
I really loved this recipe, but after reading all the reviews I have to admit I was a little worried. After reading the recipe that is here I think I know why - it's missing a lot of important data! 1. DO NOT use a cake mix that contains pudding in the mix. 2. Use WHITE CAKE MIX as this provided the best results 3. Use PREMIUM ICE CREAM, as in Haagan Daz or Ben and Jerry's. You need a solid two cups of ice cream and cheaper brands contain a lot air and lower quality ingredients. Don't skimp! I do a lot of baking and try lots of recipes and this one was really good (and easy!). For more information about the recipe I used (I made a coffee flavored cake) please see pictures on my blog at

by JuliaHelene from Seattle, WA
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Nov 19, 2012
Holmbypark in Home Cooking

making boxed cake mix better...

I too had trouble finding orange cake mix so researched and was able to buy six boxes on I believe it cost about $18. Three dollars per box, not bad.

Nov 18, 2012
Holmbypark in Home Cooking