You'd never guess these recipes started with a box of store-bought cake mix. Browse through this collection of cake mix recipes for quick and easy recipes for cakes, trifles, brownies, cupcakes, cookies, and more!
Buttermilk Breakfast CakeThis not-too-sweet bundt cake uses white cake mix and replaces sour cream with buttermilk.
Easy Lemon-Blueberry Cake from a BoxDress up a boxed cake by creating a simple filling using lemon juice and blueberries.
Sweet Hummingbird CakeThis streamlined version of the popular cake starts with a cake mix, bakes in a Bundt pan and is finished with store-bought vanilla frosting...The result? A moist, rich cake that's simple to make.
Pumpkin Cake from a BoxThis show-stopping fall treat starts with a boxed pumpkin cake that's soaked in a pumpkin spice latte and decorated with pumpkin-flavored cinnamon rolls and cookies.
Cheesecake-Stuffed Dark Chocolate CakeStart with a package of devil's food cake mix for this decadent layer cake that's filled with chopped frozen cheesecake bites and chocolate candy bars. The over-the-top cream cheese frosting is drenched with dulce de leche caramel sauce and topped with chocolate cookies.
Chocolate-Caramel Angel Food CakeStart with an angel food cake mix and dress up the cake with double drizzles of chocolate and caramel sauce.
Chocolate Chocolate-Chip CakeTo bake this double-chocolate cake, start off with a box of German chocolate cake mix and instant chocolate pudding mix.
Double Peanut Butter BarsSix simple ingredients turn a cake mix into oh-so-rich, oh-so-easy peanut butter bars. You can substitute your favorite morsels for the peanut butter morsels. You can also substitute creamy peanut butter for crunchy.
Easy Chocolate Christmas Cake
No one will ever have to know this show-stopping Christmas cake started with a box of chocolate cake mix!
Cherries Jubilee CakesSanta's secret: No one will ever guess these elegant little cakes came from a box of white cake mix and a can of cherries.
Orange Dreamsicle Crispy TreatsA box of orange cake mix, cereal, white chocolate morsels, and marshmallows combine to the form these crispy treats.
Carrot-Apple Spice Cake with Browned-Butter GlazeThis showstopping dessert uses a box of spice cake mix as a starting point.
Red Velvet Cake BallsRed Velvet Cake Balls are the perfect bite size dessert. They are incredibly easy to make and are a wonderful indulgent treat or gift.
Strawberry-Chocolate TrifleUse gluten-free devil's food cake mix to prepare this tasty trifle.
Chocolate-Butterscotch Lava CakeLet your slow cooker cook this decadent lava cake made with dark chocolate cake mix.
Easiest Boston Cream CupcakesThese cupcakes are almost too easy to be true. All you need is yellow cake mix and 4 more ingredients!
Root Beer Float CakeThis 5-ingredient cake will become your fast favorite for dessert. White cake mix and root beer are the secret ingredients.
Peach-Pineapple CrumbleNo one will ever guess that the key ingredient to the buttery topping of this fresh, fruit-filled dessert is a pineapple cake mix. Select a cored pineapple with a generous amount of juice in the container to use in the batter.
Fudgy Pudding CakeWarm, gooey and chocolatey are the words that best describe this sensational dessert made in a slow cooker! Ice cream is a favorite topping, but the cake stands by itself just as well.
Bayou BrowniesDon't think chocolate when you try these brownies. Instead, think pecans and a sweet cream cheese topping. Yellow cake mix makes the recipe extra convenient for busy cooks to whip up in minutes.
Chocolate-Caramel Ice Cream CupcakesThese cupcakes start off with a box of chocolate cake mix.
Basic White CupcakesEnhance a white cake mix with buttermilk, butter and flavoring extracts for this basic white cupcake. Then add whatever frosting and topping you are in in the mood for. We went for Coconut Buttercream and flaked coconut for these stunning Coconut Cupcakes.
Tres Leches Boston Cream CakeCake mix makes this milk-soaked dessert a cinch. Rich chocolate makes it irresistible.
Football Cake PopsScore points with football fans with these game-winning cake pops made with boxed cake mix of any flavor.
Triple Chocolate CakeThis dreamy dessert is ready in just a few hours with the help of your slow cooker. Have vanilla ice cream on standby, and get ready to enjoy drool-worthy cake.
Mandarin Orange CakeThis recipe makes a perfect dessert for someone who has a tropical sweet tooth. Citrus, pineapple, coconut, and white cake mix are the star ingredients in this moist and fruity Mandarin Orange Cake.
Eggnog Pound CakeMake an easy pound cake by starting with a box of pound cake mix and adding eggnog and ground nutmeg.
Pineapple-Coconut Cupcakes with Buttermilk-Cream Cheese FrostingThese delectable Pineapple-Coconut Cupcakes with Buttermilk-Cream Cheese Frosting start with a cake mix and are a favorite dessert for any gathering. Make an impression by making birds' nests with malted milk balls and edible paper as a garnish for these cupcakes.
Quick Italian Cream CakeUsing a cake mix simplifies this holiday cake. The bonus: all the taste of the traditional method but less time in the kitchen. That's icing on the cake!
German Chocolate Cake Mix CookiesThese one-bowl cookies are quick and easy! Starting with a box of cake mix allows you to spend more time choosing fun add-ins, like chocolate chips.
Dark Chocolate Chunk Cherry CakeSurprisingly, this dark chocolate cake starts with a box of yellow cake mix.
Layered Peppermint CheesecakeThe white cake mix is hidden in the sour cream layers of this layered cheesecake.
Moist Chocolate CupcakesFor extra-sweet cupcakes, top these chocolate desserts with your favorite icing.
Float Away Layer CakeThis coastal cake is made with butter-flavor cake mix.
Rocky Road Chocolate CakeSlow-cook your way to rich, chocolatey, marshmallowey goodness.
Mocha TorteTo make this coffee-flavorted dessert, start off with a box of devil's food cake mix with pudding.
Raspberry-Mocha CakeNothing brings out rich chocolate flavor like a hint of fruity raspberry flavor. This cake calls for a few store-bought shortcuts, including chocolate cake mix.
Black Forest TrifleMake a reduced-sugar trifle using sugar-free chocolate cake, sugar-free pudding, frozen cherries, and whipped topping.
Cheesecake-Stuffed Luscious Lemon CakeTantalize dinner guests and party-goers alike with this ultra-decadent layered lemon cake that starts with a cake mix and is filled with chopped frozen cheesecake and white chocolate and topped with lemon curd and berries.
Easy Black Forest CakeDevil's food cake layers enriched with milk chocolate and a trio of extracts are sandwiched with the simplest and most decadent stuffing of them all--ready-to-eat cheesecake filling and cherry pie filling. Capped off with fudge frosting and gooey chocolate-covered cherries, it's a cinch to wow your guests.
New-Fashioned Blackberry Chocolate Spice CakeChocolate and spices mingle with sweet blackberries under a robe of chocolate fudge icing drizzled with blackberry sauce. Even grandmothers would be pleased with this updated classic cake using devil's food cake mix.
Holiday Lane CakeWe've made this fancy Southern cake doable for anybody. The shortcut? Cake mix and frosting mix. You're just in charge of the gooey filling and baking the cake, of course.
Chocolate Turtle CakeDevil's food cake mix with pudding plus chocolate morsels result in brownie-like layers filled and frosted with a jazzed up ready-to-spread fudge frosting.
Easy Zucchini BreadStart with a package of spice cake mix and add shredded zucchini and pecans for an easy version of sweet zucchini bread. For best results, shred zucchini using the large holes on a box grater.
Gingerbread Cake With Stout ButtercreamGingerbread cake mix and 2 bottles of stout beer are the secret ingredients to this 5-ingredient cake.
Blond Texas Sheet CakeThis spin on the beloved chocolate Texas Sheet Cake is made with white cake mix and 5 more ingredients.
Chocolate Almond CupcakesThese rich chocolate cupcakes start from a package of cake mix and get a triple hit of almond flavor from almond paste, sliced almonds, and almond extract in the glaze.
Caramel-Pecan Oatmeal BarsMake these breakfast bars with yellow cake mix, pecans, quick-cooking oats, butter, chocolate morsels, caramels, and water.
Fudgy Chocolate Tiramisu CakeStart off with a package of chocolate molten lava cake mix to prepare this fudgy cake.
Orange Marmalade-Ricotta Cupcakes with Marmalade Buttercream FrostingAdd richness and flavor to cake mix cupcakes by stirring ricotta cheese, and onge juice, and orange marmalade into the batter. Top the cupcakes with a buttercream frosting flavored with orange marmalade.
Rum CakeKeep this classic rum cake made with yellow cake mix in your arsenal for special occasions or no occasion at all!
Cupcakes With Browned Butter FrostingThis cupcake recipe is a time-saving desset dream. It starts with boxed pound cake mix and calls for only five ingredients, including what you need for the Browned Butter Frosting.
Pumpkin CrispMoist cake, sweet pumpkin, and crunchy pecans—what's not to love?
Triple-Chocolate Coffee CakeGone are the days of crumbled coffee cakes. Use devil's food cake mix to prepare this to-die-for triple-chocolate coffee cake.
Banana Nut BreadWhip up Banana Nut Bread in no time with this quick and easy recipe using yellow cake mix.
Apricot-Almond Coffee CakeThis coffee cake uses pound cake mix. Enjoy as a breakfast treat or for dessert!
Cranberry Gingerbread CookiesTwo of holiday's finest flavors—gingerbread and cranberry—meet in these easy-to make cookies that start with a box of gingerbread cake mix.
Secret-Ingredient Devil's Food CupcakesThe secret ingredients to these cupcakes include devil's food cake mix, mayonnaise, sour cream, eggs, water, vanilla, and chocolate chips.
Lemon DomeThis lemon-flavored dessert calls for yellow cake mix and 5 more ingredients.
Apricot TrifleThis tasty trifle is made with a box of yellow cake mix, dried apricots, sweet wine, and more.
Walnut Coffee CakeUse yellow cake mix to bake a loaf of this coffee cake.
Chocolate Frosted CupcakesAll you need for this recipe is yellow cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, and chocolate frosting!
Lemonade CupcakesAdd easy lemon flavor to basic white cupcakes by stirring frozen lemonade concentrate into the white cake mix batter.
Blackberry-Raspberry Truffle CakeThis top-rated cake recipe starts with boxed cake mix, making it a holiday-friendly cake for times when every minute counts.
Easy Red Velvet CupcakesTry this red velvet cupcake recipe using yellow cake mix at your next party for an easy and delicious dessert.
Sour Cream Pound Cake With Raspberry SauceThis pound cake recipe uses reduced-fat yellow cake mix and fat-free sour cream.
Cinnamon Swirl CakeSprinkling white cake batter with a brown sugar, pecan, and cinnamon mixture adds a cinnamon swirl to this cake.
Light 'n' Creamy Chocolate Cake RollThis delightful cake roll is made with angel food cake mix and filled with a creamy, chocolaty filling.
Cinnamon Breakfast RollsFrench vanilla cake mix contributes to the dough of these sweet breakfast treats.
Cake Mix CookiesThe cake mix in this recipe adds a unique touch to these cookies, making them taste similar to brownies.
Ooey-Gooey Peanut Butter-Chocolate BrowniesThese over-the-top brownies start with devil's food cake mix and a few common pantry items and still make your home smell amazing while they bake.
Mocha-Chocolate TrifleA half cup of Kahlúa gives this mocha-chocolate trifle a kick. Chocolate lovers will appreciate this dessert that's lighter in calories but big on taste. Don't skip the toffee, you'll want that crunch!
Easy Chocolate-Caramel BrowniesTo prepare these brownies, use devil's food cake mix with pudding.
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Mousse CakeThis recipe is great because you can make either a cake or 8 parfaits. The peanut butter mousse filling in the cake really makes it rich and unique.
Red Velvet BarsTop these Red Velvet Bars made with red velvet cake mix with whipped topping and pecans for a decadent treat that no one will be able to refuse.
Snickerdoodle CupcakesMake Snickerdoodle Cupcakes with a box of white cake mix for a sweet cinnamon treat that the adults will love as much as the kids.