Shh!...It's a Box Cake Mix!

Get a head start on your next dessert with the help of a cake mix. These eight amazing cake recipes may begin with a box, but they look and taste so good that no one will ever guess. So grab your favorite cake mix and find out how easy it can be to make one of these delicious cakes!

Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake

There's nothing plain about this white cake mix transformation. Topped with a buttery cinnamon-sugar mixture and rich cream cheese frosting, this Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake makes an unforgettable dessert! Get the recipe from i heart eating.

Dulce de Leche Cake

This Dulce de Leche Cake gets a head start from a yellow cake mix but finishes as a caramel-drizzled beauty. Get the recipe from Better Homes & Gardens.

Rainbow Layer Cake

Those layer cakes you see on Pinterest don't have to be hard. This pretty Rainbow Layer Cake is sure to delight at a party. Find the recipe at Baked By Rachel.

Andes Mint Cake

Dress up your devil's food cake mix with even more chocolate! This Andes Mint Cake is filled with minty cream filling and topped with chocolate mint buttercream and a rich chocolate ganache for the ultimate in chocolate cakes. Get the recipe from Your Cup of Cake.

Blackberry Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Enjoy berries in a whole new way! A yellow cake mix gets a fruity makeover in this Blackberry Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting. Find the recipe from The Food Charlatan.

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake

Can't decide between cake and cookies? Have both with this Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake! Get the recipe at Baked By Rachel.

Spumoni Poke Cake

Up the flavor of your basic chocolate cake mix with sweet cherry syrup, cherry whipped cream, and crunchy pistachios. Find the recipe at Lemons for Lulu.

Peanut Butter Banana Bundt Cake

Give your ripe bananas new life and turn your favorite yellow cake into this Peanut Butter Banana Bundt Cake. Get the recipe from The Cookie Rookie.

Creative Cake Decorations

Make a birthday cake or other special day cake oh-so-adorable with candies! Cookbook author and stylist Libbie Summers shares 11 super-simple ways that cinnamon candies, jellybeans, maltballs, and other sweet favorites can make you look like a professional cake decorator in minutes.


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