Boxed Cake Mix Hack Recipe

Boxed Cake Mix Hack Recipe

How To Make Boxed Cake Mix Hack

You no longer have to buy a boxed cake mix. Do it yourself by following this simple and easy recipe. Replace oil with butter for a moist and soft outcome.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 1boxBetty Crocker Yellow Cake Mix
  • 4eggs
  • 1cupbutter,melted
  • cupmilk
  • 3cupsButtercream Frosting


  1. The only directions to note are that whatever the back of the box directs you to use.

  2. Add an additional egg.

  3. Replace the water with milk, same amounts.

  4. Replace the oil with melted butter. Double the amount.

  5. Cook with the same directions that are printed on the box.


  • Calories: 610.83kcal
  • Fat: 29.77g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.31g
  • Trans Fat: 0.73g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.22g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 81.91g
  • Fiber: 0.52g
  • Sugar: 61.90g
  • Protein: 4.38g
  • Cholesterol: 96.53mg
  • Sodium: 472.70mg
  • Calcium: 135.40mg
  • Potassium: 100.83mg
  • Iron: 1.28mg
  • Vitamin A: 164.02µg
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