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With just a few simple ingredients you can have your own, homemade, from scratch Copycat Boxed Yellow Cake Mix ready whenever you are in your pantry!
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Copycat Boxed Yellow Cake Mix

With just a few simple ingredients you can have your own homemade, from scratch Copycat Boxed Yellow Cake Mix ready whenever you are in your pantry!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 3 minutes
Servings 1 mix
Author Tracy

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour see note
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

To Make Cake

  • 1 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/8 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs

Instructions

  • Add flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt to a mason jar or another airtight container. Store in a cool dry place until ready to use!  

To Bake Cake or Cupcakes

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Add softened butter into the bowl of a stand mixer and mix for a couple of minutes on medium.
  • Add dry Mix to butter and mix for another minute. 
  • Add remaining ingredients: milk, eggs, vanilla, and oil and mix for another minute or two on medium high until a batter forms. 
  • Separate batter evenly into two round 9 inch pans, or one 9 x 13 pan and bake for 20-25 minutes. If making cupcakes, bake for 15-20 minutes. Let cool completely and then frost and enjoy!

Notes

*Be sure to measure by scooping flour into measuring cup, do not scoop with measuring cup.
Store at room temp for up to a month and in freezer for 3.