Who doesn’t love a good boxed cake mix? They’re versatile, easy, and delicious! But we know there are times when you want to add your own flair, make an extra-special treat, or bring something to the party that seems at least sort of homemade. We’ve got you covered with these five ways to upgrade your go-to boxed mix.
Just when you think brownies can’t possibly be improved upon, our Goodtaste recipe rises to the challenge and adds Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups to the boxed mix! The result is a fudgy, salty-sweet brownie with pockets of creamy peanut butter. So good you may not want to share!
The name of this Goodtaste recipe is certainly appropriate because it may just turn your snack game upside down. You can swap the strawberries for apples, peaches, sliced pineapple, or another favorite fruit, plus it’s easy to make and easy to eat with your hands—perfect for kids or for an on-the-go treat.
What do you get when you mix a low-alcohol, effervescent aperitif with vanilla cake? Deliciousness of course, but more specifically, our Goodtaste recipe for Aperol Spritz Cupcakes. Pro tip: The frosting can be made ahead and refrigerated overnight, but bring it to room temperature before using.
It’s hard to believe so much decadence is possible in one skillet; however, this recipe from Food Dolls leaves no doubt. Though any skillet cookie is a treat, the red velvet in this one gives your dessert that extra oomph!
Impress your party guests with this recipe from The Comfort of Cooking. Trust us, it looks way more intimidating than it actually is to make. Pro tip: If you use 8-inch pans, the cake will serve 12–14 people; with 6-inch pans, it will serve 8–10.