How to bake the perfect cake: 5 supermarket mixes that taste great

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We’ve got everything you need to know about how to bake the perfect cake for any occasion. Find out why some brands are better than others when it comes to supermarket mixes.

According to statistics in 2020 alone, about 998 million boxes of cake were sold in the United States, a figure that continues to rise and that puts the spotlight some flavors that people prefer. Find out which mixes are everyone’s favorites!

1. Betty Crocker Vanilla Cake

A piece of cake

If you want to know how to bake the perfect cake, look no further. The secret is Betty Crocker’s vanilla cake mix, one of the most popular brands in the world thanks to the simplicity of its preparation and the excellent flavor and consistency it offers.

For only $1 per box, this cake mix is a practical, economical baking mix with a guaranteed taste. It is ideal as a base for more elaborate cakes or simply to prepare at home any day of the week.

2. Pillsbury’s Funfetti

A person decorating a cake

Is there anything more fun than Funfetti? You have to try it! This mix offers the most fun, and you can find it in just about any supermarket starting at $1.50. It is used to bake both cakes and very colorful and fluffy cupcakes.

To prepare this recipe, it is only necessary to add water, oil and eggs and then bake it at 350° Fahrenheit for between 19 and 39 minutes. The time will depend entirely on the size of the pan it is baked in and the type of oven you have.

3. Duncan Hines Fudge Cake

A cake on a base

You can find this amazing blend for as little as $2 at Walmart. It is ideal for preparing brownies, cakes and cupcakes in a practical and quick way. In addition it has instructions that will help you to modify the recipes to create healthier versions.

If you still don’t know how to bake the perfect cake, Duncan Hines has the recipe you need to surprise everyone, and you will only need one cup of water, ⅓ of vegetable oil and three eggs. Baking time and temperature vary according to the type and size of the pan.

4. Ghirardelli Double Mix Cake


This cake mix is ​​perfect for making the fluffiest breads and brownies, but it’s not as cheap as some other brands. Ghirardelli’s double mix can be found in supermarkets and specialty stores for about $14 per box.

This flavor has been described as ‘decadent’, and carries with it the Ghirardelli brand seal to appeal to even the most demanding palates with the delicate taste of chocolate and a moist consistency. Once you try this one you will not want anything else!

5. Red velvet by Betty Crocker


Once again, Betty Crocker makes the list to offer the most versatile cake flavors that you can use to create all kinds of cakes. For $2, you can prepare an exquisite cake bread in just a few minutes. Unbelievable, but true!

Like other similar mixes, it is necessary to follow the instructions on the package to bake the perfect cake, but remember to avoid over-mixing as this could cause your cake to dry out or not rise as expected.

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