15 Boxed Cake Mix Hacks That Go Way Beyond Birthday Parties

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While your goal is always to make one from scratch, boxed cake mix has probably saved more than one birthday party in your house's history. But the quick-fix stuff is good for way more than just cakes.

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The ingredients that make a boxed cake so tasty are also the base for lots of other amazing dishes that start with breakfast and end at creative cocktails!

Another cool thing about cake mix is that there are so many versions from fruit flavored to seasonal ones (hello, pumpkin!) that you can swap out one flavor with another to create something new (red velvet whipped cream, we're coming for you).

Yes, your on-sale box of cake mix could just save the day, yet again, and you won't even need to raid the junk drawer looking for candles.

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