Easy-Bake Oven Cake Using Commercial Cake Mixes

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by UnknownChef86

A less-expensive alternative to the small boxes.

Top Review by Markintex

UnknownChef86 makes it sound like the "3 tablespoons of cake mix to one tablespoon of milk" recipe can be used with any commercial cake mix. I used it with HEB grocery store's store brand (Hill Country Fare) devil's food cake mix, and the cake rose up out of the pan, and was also undercooked, after 15 minutes in a preheated Easy Bake Oven. It made a mess in the cooking chamber, which anyone who has an Easy Bake Oven knows is very difficult to clean. Obviously this recipe does not work with all brands and varieties of cake mixes. UnknownChef86 and others here apparently just got lucky with their brands/varieties. UnknownChef86 should have been more responsible and only stated that it works for the specific brands/varieties that (s)he tried, and list those varieties.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons cake mix, any flavor
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Grease and flour pan.
  2. Mix cake mix and milk until smooth. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake in preheated Easy-Bake Oven about 15 minutes.

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