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Cake Mix Recipes

Dozens of dessert and cake recipes made with a cake mix


Luscious Lemon Cake

Luscious Lemon Cake

Diana Rattray
Lemon Cheese Bars

Lemon Cheese Bars

Diana Rattray
Butter Pecan Oat Bars

Butter Pecan Oat Bars

Diana Rattray

Cake mix recipes are easy to mix up and decorate, and you won't have a big mess to clean up afterwards. Here are more than 5 dozen cake mix recipes, including cake mix desserts, snack cakes, cake mix upside-down cakes, cookies,  coffee cakes, and layer cakes. Scroll down to see all of the cakes, then use the link at the bottom of the page for many more cake mix recipes.

Butter Pecan Oat Bars With Chocolate Filling

These delicious butter pecan bars start with a cake mix. The easy filling is a fudgy combination of sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips.

Luscious Lemon Sour Cream Cake
Lemon and sour cream give fabulous flavor and texture to this easy cake mix Bundt cake. Dust the cake with powdered sugar or use a lemon or vanilla glaze.


Easy Zucchini Carrot Cake
A carrot cake mix makes this a quick and easy cake to prepare and bake. Frost this cake with cream cheese icing or dust with powdered sugar.


Lemon Cheese Bars
Lemon juice, coconut, and cream cheese are added to a package of cake mix to create these delicious little bars.

Elegant Citrus Cake
This cake is made with lemon pudding mix, a butter cake mix, eggs, and other ingredients, glazed with a mixture of confectioners' sugar and orange juice and peel. For an extra-special look, decorate this glazed cake with fresh orange slices.

Quick Peanut Butter Cupcakes
These cupcakes are made with a cake mix and peanut butter, frosted with a mixture of ready to spread frosting and chunky peanut butter.

Quick Apple Dessert
A 1-layer cake mix (or half of a 2-layer mix) is used to make this coconut apple dessert. Ingredients include coconut, cinnamon, yellow cake mix, butter, and apple pie filling. What could be easier?

Easy Fruitcake
This fruitcake starts with a spice cake and lemon pudding mix, with apricot nectar, apricot brandy, dates, and candied fruits, and nuts.

Burnt Sugar Angel Cake
Ingredients for this burnt sugar cake and frosting include angel food cake and burnt sugar syrup.

Quick and Easy Coffee Cake
This coffee cake is easy to make, with a box of white cake mix, melted butter, sugar, cinnamon, and pecans.

Sour Cream Coconut Cake
A delicious coconut cake, made with a butter flavor cake and a sour cream coconut frosting.

Malted Milk Cake
This cake is made with a white cake mix and malted milk powder, and an easy malted milk frosting.

Double Chocolate Cake
Chocolate cake mix batter is poured into pans, over a layer of melted chocolate, butter, and sweetened condensed milk.

Chocolate Nut Bundt Cake
Ingredients include devil's food cake mix, chopped pecans, marshmallows, and more.

Barb's Strawberry Cake
This cake is made with strawberry-flavored gelatin, white cake mix, eggs, and fresh or frozen strawberries.

German Chocolate Upside Down Cake
This delicious cake is made with German chocolate cake mix, coconut, pecans, cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar.

Strawberry Soda Pop Cake
A unique cake from Suzi, made with strawberry cola, cake mix, strawberry-flavored gelatin, and whipped topping.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake
This bundt cake has it all! Ingredients include yellow cake mix, chopped peanuts, vanilla pudding mix, butter, peanut butter, eggs, and chocolate chips.

Strawberry Rhubarb Dump Cake
An easy no-mix cake from Betty, made with fresh rhubarb, cake mix, strawberry gelatin, and butter.

Date Nut Squares
Easy dessert squares made with a yellow cake mix, coconut pudding, butter, brown sugar, coconut, dates, eggs, and nuts.

Kitty Litter Cake
A cute novelty cake, shared on our forum. This "cake" is made with German chocolate cake mix, cookies, white cake mix, pudding mix, candy, and accessories to make it look like a litter box.

Pumpkin Upside Down Cake
From Janet, this cake is made with yellow cake mix, canned pumpkin, spices, eggs, nuts, and other ingredients.

Easy Cherry Cake
This easy cake is made with cake mix and cherry pie filling. The cherry pie filling is swirled through cake batter before baking.

Sweet Potato Cake
This cake mix recipe is made with a French vanilla cake mix, eggs, sweet potato pie filling, brown sugar, and chopped pecans. This one was shared on our forum.

Pina Colada Cake
A delicious pina colada cake with yellow cake mix, pudding mix, cream of coconut, rum, eggs, pineapple, and other ingredients.

Daffodil Cake
A Spring cake made with angel food cake mix, yellow food coloring, and a lemon boiled frosting.

Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake
This upside-down snack cake recipe starts with a 1-layer white cake mix; other ingredients include fresh rhubarb, butter, and red food coloring.

Janet's Pina Colada Cake
This version of the pina colada cake recipe is made with yellow cake mix, coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk, whipped topping, pineapple, coconut, and nuts.

Sweet Southern Coconut Cake
This great cake was shared on our forum. Ingredients include white cake mix, cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and coconut.

Fudge Cherry Bars
These bars are made with devil's food cake mix and cherry pie filling, and a frosting made with chocolate chips, sugar, and butter.

Layered Brownie Torte
Brownies are baked, cut, then stacked to form a layered torte. Frost and fill with a whipped cream frosting.

Chocolate Brownies with Praline Topping
This recipe uses a brownie mix, baked with a topping layer made with brown sugar, butter, eggs, and pecans.

More Cake Mix Recipes
Dozens more cake mix recipes, including strawberry trifle, Key lime cake, chess squares, Kahlua bowl cake, turtle cake, sock-it-to-me cake, mounds cake, pina colada cakes, pound cake, and many more.

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