Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a recipe from Southern Living.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 18 14 ounces white cake mix
  • 1 14 cups buttermilk
  • 14 cup butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • vegetable oil cooking spray


  1. Beat first 6 ingredients at low speed with an electric mixer just until dry ingredients are moistened. Increase speed to medium and beat 2 minutes or until batter is smooth, stopping to scrape bowl as needed.
  2. Place paper baking cups in muffin pans, and coat with cooking spray; spoon batter evenly into baking cups, filling each 2/3 full.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove cupcakes from pans to wire racks to cool.
  4. They used Pillbury Moist Supreme Classic White Cake Mix.
Most Helpful

Nice cupcakes. Liked the vanilla and almond flavoring together. Thanks for posting.

gwynn August 24, 2013

This is a great "dress up the cake mix" recipe. I chose it because it was quicker than starting from scratch and I needed that. However, the taste and texture are quite good and I would willingly use this recipe again. For easter I frosted it with a green tinted butter cream frosting with coconut added and jelly beans to decorate. They were fun and tasty.

MollyJ April 01, 2013

I omitted the almond extract, but followed otherwise -- moist & yum!

newspapergal February 10, 2011