Baking spice cake from scratch is a rewarding experience, but we all have those moments when we need a quick and convenient solution. This simple spice cake mix recipe can be transformed with a few simple tweaks.
Easy Spice Cake Mix Recipe Hack
- mason jar
- 1 15 ounce yellow cake mix
- 2 -3 tablespoons pumpkin spice
- In a bowl, mix the two ingredients together thoroughy. Store in a mason jar or airtight container.
What is spice cake?
Spice cake, typically blends cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger with a cake mix base. It's perfect for autumn gatherings, holiday celebrations, or any time you crave a taste of cozy sweetness.
A Simple Cake Mix Hack
Cake mix hacks have gained popularity for their ability to transform a basic store-bought mix into something that tastes homemade. By adding a few extra ingredients and a touch of creativity, you can elevate your cake mix into a delightful treat that no one will suspect came from a box!
Gathering Your Ingredients
For this spice cake mix recipe you will need two ingredients:
- Yellow cake mix
- Pumpkin spice
In a bowl, you wil mix together the pumpkin spice and yellow cake mix.
Tips for a Perfect Spice Cake Mix Hack
Achieving the best results with your spice cake mix hack requires attention to detail. Here are some tips to ensure success:
- Measure Ingredients Accurately: Use proper measuring cups and spoons for precise measurements.
- Proper Mixing: Mix the until just combined.
Frequently Asked Questions
Absolutely! You can subsitute gluten free yellow cake mix.
You can make a traditional spice cake, or add some pumpkin or apple to make it a nice cake with fall flavors.
If you're not using it immediately for a recipe, store your cake mix in an airtight container or mason jar. It will store up to two months, or up to the expiration date on the cake mix box. Whichever comes first.
Here's a simple recipe for making pumpkin pie spice mix: 1 tablespoon cinnamon, ½ tablespoon ginger, 1 teaspoon ground cloves, ½ teaspoon nutmeg. This makes approximately 2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice mix.
If you LOVE a subtler taste of spice to your spice cake, go with 2 tablespoons. If you like a strong taste of spice, go with 3 tablespoons.
More Spice Cake Recipes
This is such a fun hack that I'm sure you're ready to get started baking! We love these five ingredient gingerbread cupcakes. You can also browse our HUGE list of pumpkin recipes for lot's of ideas too!