[CnD] replacing cake mixes?

Alex Hall mehgcap at gmail.com
Sun Aug 7 13:47:37 GMT 2011


Thanks! My only question is about the flavoring. I imagine that, at
least in yellow cakes, there is some flavoring like vanilla to give it
a taste. How much vanilla would you say to add, if any? Any other
flavors?

On 8/7/11, Shannon Wells <oldtimechristian at gmail.com> wrote:
> Alex, there are many recipes online for cakes made from scratch. Honestly,
> in my opinion, they are much better than box cake mixes and do not take that
> much more time to make. If it were me replacing a box mix in a recipe, I
> would use about 2-1/2 cups self rising flour, if it is a white or yellow
> cake mix, and 1-3/4 cup self rising flour and 3/4 cup hersheys coco if it's
> chocolate. If you want to use all purpose flour, you'll need to add about
> 1-1/2 tsp baking soda, 1-1/2 tsp baking powder and 1 tsp salt. Hope this
> helps.
> Shannon Nicole Wells, author
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> On Aug 6, 2011, at 7:32 PM, Alex Hall wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>> I have noticed that many recipes sent to this list use a boxed cake
>> mix as a key ingredient. I am curious to know if there is a way to
>> replace that with a homemade mix instead? If so, what do people
>> recommend?
>>
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