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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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I love to bake from scratch, but sometimes you don’t have a lot of time and need to find a way to make baking simpler. At this time of year, there are so many events that you need to cook for that having some easy recipes on hand is helpful. One of my favorite ways to do this is to use a boxed cake mix. Instead of just making a cake or cupcakes straight from the recipe on the back of the box, you can use boxed cake mixes in other recipes to make truly fantastic desserts. Another great thing about these recipes is you can usually get a box of cake mix for around a dollar on sale (use the item search for cake mix!).

I’ve gathered up 36 of my favorite boxed cake mix recipes, everything from dump cake to bread to milkshakes! Remember that you can totally mix up which kind of cake mix you use for these recipes. There’s no reason you can’t make chocolate cinnamon rolls or strawberry pound cake!

36 Boxed Cake Mix Recipes

3 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies | I Heart Naptime

Cake Batter Blondies | Sally’s Baking Addiction 

Birthday Cake Mix Bread | Betty Crocker

Crinkle Cookies | Crazy for Crust

Cake Mix Whoopie Pies | Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt

Irish Creme Chocolate Trifle | Taste of Home

Easy Raspberry Lemon Cake | Cutefetti

Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars | Taste of Home 

Cake Balls | Dinner at the Zoo

Banana Spice Granola Muffins | Duncan Hines

Cake Mix BiscottiCD Kitchen

3 Ingredient Chocolate Cake Mix Mug Cakes | Kirbie’s Cravings

Red Velvet Waffles | The Bitter Side of Sweet

Orangesicle Cake Mix Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches | Simple Nourished Living

Cake Batter Pops | Delish

Cake Mix Gooey Butter Lemon Cookies | Betty Crocker

Birthday Cake Pancakes | Seeded at the Table

Birthday Cake Flavored Soft Pretzels | Delish

Oreo Cake Mix Donuts | Kleinworth & Co. 

Skinny Cake Batter No Churn Ice Cream | Call Me PMC

Cake Mix Brownies | Cookies & Cups

Cheesecake Cake Batter Dip | I Wash, You Dry

Cake Mix Cookie Bars | Parent Pretty

No Bake Birthday Cake Cheesecake | Delish

Cake Batter Whipped Cream | Beyond Frosting

Funfetti Milkshake | Wine & Glue

Pumpkin Cake Mix Cinnamon Rolls | With Salt & Wit

Birthday Cake Oatmeal | Delish

Chocolate Pound Cake | Cake Whiz

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Mix Cookie Bars | About a Mom

Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies | Dear Crissy

Birthday Cake Popcorn | Delish

Pineapple Cherry Dump Cake | DIY Thrill

Key Lime Dump Cake | The Frugal Girls

7-UP Cake | Cake Whiz

Birthday Cake Pie | Delish 

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If you're looking for a simple dessert for an event, don't start from scratch—take a shortcut with one of these 36 delicious boxed cake mix recipes!