Simple swaps to elevate a basic boxed cake recipe

With limited time, ingredients, or baking prowess, how do you transform a simple box cake mix into a fake-it-till-you-make-it bakery cake? We interviewed professional baker Lisa Britten for the best tips to upgrade your box cake to taste like something you made from scratch. Follow this list of sweet suggestions for an easy, better-than-box-mix cake. Ready, set, bake!

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Lisa Britten
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Award-Winning Baker
This article was co-authored by Lisa Britten and by wikiHow staff writer, Sophie Burkholder, BA. Lisa Britten is an Award-Winning Baker and the Owner of Linnybird Bakeshop, based in Lake Dallas, Texas. With over 14 years of professional baking experience, Lisa specializes in cheesecakes, cupcakes, cakes, cinnamon rolls, and cookies. Her Berry Pecan cupcake was named the official Cupcake of Texas in 2010.
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Updated: January 3, 2024
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Categories: Cakes