How To Make A Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

Cakes made from boxed mixes can be a little lacklustre, one-note, and cloying, but one ingredient — whipped cream — can change all that. The fluffy dairy smooths over any telltale chemical leavening flavours, and adds height and body.

Plus, I’ll show you how to add depth and dimension to a jar of too-sweet, store-bought frosting, transforming your lazy cake into a fluffier, more-refined version of its former self that will have people clamouring for your “recipe.”


  • For 20 odd years I have been replacing 1/2 of whatever oil the directions called for with mayonnaise. Perfect results especially with chocolate cakes.

    I never thought about whipped cream. This I must try. Thanks LH.

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