Homemade Yellow Cake Mix

this is the standard size mix for recipes calling for an 18.25 oz box of cake mix

Homemade Yellow Cake Mix

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  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • cups sugar

  • 1

    tablespoon baking powder

  • ½

    cup non-fat dry milk (optional)

  • To make a cake:

  • 1

    recipe Homemade Yellow Cake Mix (above)

  • ¾

    cup water (or use regular milk if dry milk is omitted in the cake mix)

  • 1

    teaspoons vanilla

  • ½

    cup butter, softened

  • 3



Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and non-fat dry milk. Store in an airtight container or baggie. Keeps well in the pantry for months! To make a cake: Place Homemade Yellow Cake Mix in a bowl. Add water, vanilla, butter, and eggs. Combine with an electric mixer then beat two more minutes. Pour into a greased and floured cake pan. Bake at 350-degrees, using these baking times (watch carefully as your oven may vary–test for doneness using a toothpick): 8″ or 9″ cake rounds — 20-25 minutes 13 x 9 pan — 35-40 minutes cupcakes — 12-15 minutes tube/bundt pan — 45-50 minutes


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