How to Make a Spice Cake Mix from a Yellow Cake Mix: Perfectly spicy and a great alternative to a spice cake mix. Short on time or can’t find a spice cake mix? Don’t worry, now you can transform a yellow cake mix into your beloved spice cake mix. With just the right amount of spice, your kitchen will be smelling like Fall in no time.
How to Make a Spice Cake from a Yellow Cake Mix
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- To get that amazing spice flavor that you love from spice cake I started with a spice mix. The mix is made with all the main spices (nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and cloves). Click here for the recipe→THE ULTIMATE BAKING SPICE MIX.
- 2 Tablespoons of the spice mix was added, but because yellow cake has such a strong flavor I added more spices. You can either add more of the spice mix or the extra added spices (scroll down to see the spices)
- THAT’S IT! ALL YOU NEED ARE SOME SPICES AND YOU’RE SET! THE KEY IS HOW MUCH SPICE TO ADD.
WHAT CAKES CAN BE MADE WITH A SPICE CAKE?
- START with a spice cake mix as the base and turn your cake into something delicious with extra ingredients!
- APPLE SPICE DUMP CAKE-add apple pie filling, melted butter and chopped nuts
- PUMPKIN SPICE BUNDT CAKE– add pumpkin, oil, vanilla pudding, eggs, cinnamon, water and nuts
- PILGRIM PUMPKIN CAKE– add pumpkin, baking soda, eggs, water and nuts
- APPLE CIDER MAPLE SPICE CUPCAKES– add eggs and apple cider
- UPSIDE DOWN APPLE SPICE CAKE– add butter, light brown sugar, nuts and peeled apples
TIP: IF TIME WON’T ALLOW YOUR CAKE TO COOL COMPLETELY BEFORE HAVING TO COVER IT….LAY PAPER TOWELS ON TOP OF THE CAKE TO ACT AS A PROTECTIVE SHIELD BETWEEN THE CAKE AND THE MOISTURE THAT WILL COLLECT ON THE FOIL, PLASTIC WRAP OR CONTAINER LID.
The Perfect Topping for the Perfect Cake
MORE CAKE MIX RECIPES
- 1 (15.25 ounce) yellow cake mix (I used Pillsbury)
- 1 cup water
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 3 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons baking spice (link below in the notes section)
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon ground allspice
- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
- In a large mixing bowl, add the cake mix, water, oil, eggs, baking spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves.
- Beat until smooth.
- Pour into prepared pans
- Bake according to the box instructions.