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EASY DESSERT RECIPE - 4 Unique Ways to Use Cake Mix


Did you know that you can have your cake, eat it too and make four other decadent desserts with cake mix. Don't believe us? Just keep watching!

1. CAKE MIX BERRY CRISP

Ingredients:

3 cups fresh blueberries
3 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 cups fresh raspberries
1 tsp lemon zest
1/3 cup sugar
¼ cup flour

Topping
2 cups yellow (or white) cake mix
1½ cups old-fashioned oats
½ cup butter, cold, cut into pieces

Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a 9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine blueberries, strawberries and raspberries. Toss berries with lemon zest, sugar and flour. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish.
2) For the topping, in a medium bowl, combine cake mix and oats. Cut in butter using your fingers until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle over fruit and bake for 40 minutes. Allow to cool 15 minutes before serving.

Serves 6

2. CAKE MIX COFFEE CAKE

Ingredients:

Crumble Topping
1¼ cups flour
¾ cup brown sugar
¼ cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp kosher salt
½ cup butter, cut into cubes

Coffee Cake
1 (432g) yellow (or white) cake mix
¾ cup sour cream
½ cup vegetable oil
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a 13x9-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
2) For the crumble topping, in a medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Cut in butter with fingers until mixture resembles coarse meal. Set aside.
3) For the cake, in a large bowl, whisk cake mix with sour cream, vegetable oil, egg and vanilla extract. Mixing until well combined. Spread into prepared baking pan and sprinkle evenly with crumble topping. Bake 26-28 minutes.

Serves 8-10

3. CAKE MIX WHITE CHOCOLATE OREO COOKIES

Ingredients:

1½ cups flour
1 cup white (or yellow) cake mix
¼ tsp kosher salt
¾ cup butter, room temperature
¾ cup brown sugar
¼ cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups chopped Golden Oreos
½ cup white chocolate chips
¼ cup sprinkles

Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, sift flour, cake mix, baking soda and salt together. Set aside.
2) Using an electric mixer, cream together butter and both sugars on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla until well combined. On low speed add flour mixture, chopped Oreos, white chocolate chips and sprinkles. Mixing just until the flour disappears. Place 2 tablespoons of cookie dough for each cookie on prepared baking sheet. Flatten cookie batter slightly, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
3) Heat oven to 350ºF and bake 10-12 minutes, until the edges begin to brown. Cool cookies on wire rack.

Makes 22 cookies

4. CAKE MIX RICE KRISPIE SQUARES

Ingredients:

½ cup butter
1 (10oz) package regular marshmallows
4 cups Rice Krispie Cereal
½ cup yellow cake mix
1 cup mini marshmallows
1½ cups chopped Golden Oreo cookies

Directions:

1) Melt butter in large saucepan over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until melted. Remove from heat and stir in Rice Krispies, cake mix, mini marshmallows and chopped Oreos. Press mixture into a buttered 9-inch baking dish. When cool, cut into squares.

Makes 12 squares


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