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Half a Cake

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Half a Cake
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Here's how to use half of the box of cake mix to make a smaller cake. Save the rest for another time!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 1-3/4 cups mix from 18-ounce box of cake mix
  • 2/3 cup liquid
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 egg


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8" square or round cake pan with nonstick baking spray containing flour and set aside. In medium bowl, combine cake mix, liquid, oil, and egg; mix until combined, then beat for 1 minute at medium speed. Pour into pan. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool completely, then frost or dust with powdered sugar. I myself like to use a whole can of ready-to-spread frosting on this small cake!
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 5 out of 5
thanks for the tip...., Guest ruby

Even a certain cake mix brand ahem.. D H, did not have this much needed info for their own recipes, thanks for posting.

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