27 Next-Level Things You Can Make With Cake Mix

SPOILER: None of them are actually cake.

Cake mix makes life easier.


It will always be there when you forget your friend’s birthday. But cake mix needs you to know that it’s more than that. Open your eyes, sheeple: There are funfetti blondies to be had!

1. Vanilla Cake Batter and White Chocolate Chip Caramel Corn

Be prepared to eat the entire bag of popcorn. Recipe here.

2. Birthday Cake Milkshake

It can be your birthday every day with this drink. Recipe here.

3. Cake Mix Cinnamon Waffles with Cinnamon Roll Glaze

Nobody will know you’re secretly eating cake for breakfast. Recipe here.

4. Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats

Using cake mix in rice krispy treats feels luxurious. Recipe here.

5. No-Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Chocolate Truffles

No baking involved AND only five ingredients? SIGN ME UP. Recipe here.

6. Funfetti Doughnuts

These supposedly only take 10 minutes to make. GOOD-BYE, bikini season! Recipe here.

7. Funfetti Blondies

Makes for a chewy and fluffy brownie. Recipe here.

8. Funfetti Cake Waffles

Served with lots of chocolate sauce and ice cream. Recipe here.

9. Chocolate Cake Batter Milkshake

You make this with brownie mix too. Recipe here.

10. Double-Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

With milk chocolate chips AND white chocolate chips. Recipe here.

11. German Chocolate Cake Brownies

So decadent. Recipe here.

12. Chocolate Waffles

For breakfast OR dessert. Recipe here.

13. Piña Colada White Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

Mmmm these have shredded coconut and dried fruit. Recipe here.

14. Cake Batter Pull-Apart Bread

Drizzled with a cream cheese glaze. Recipe here.

15. Birthday Cake Pancakes

These are so festive! Recipe here.

16. Cake Mix Orange Sweet Rolls

Find the recipe on No. 2 Pencil.

17. Watermelon Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches

So freaking adorable. Recipe here.

18. Strawberry Cake Batter Rice Krispies

Show someone you really like them with these cuties. Recipe here.

19. Strawberry Cake Mix Doughnuts

Sprinkles made of love. Recipe here.

20. Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Find the recipe on Averie Cooks.

21. Cheesecake Cake Batter Dip

How do you even label this thing? A dessert? A snack? It’s magical. Recipe here.

22. Cake Batter and Sprinkle Bark

Recipe here.

23. Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

Afternoon delight. Recipe here.

24. Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Recipe here.

25. Red Velvet Puppy Chow

Puppy chow is decidedly the best thing ever. Recipe here.

26. Red Velvet Cake Dip

This looks aggressive. Recipe here.

27. Red Velvet Cake Mix Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe here.

Now go fulfill your destiny.

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