Copycat Duncan Hines Boxed Cake Mix

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 350 degrees.
  • Set oven rack to second-lowest position.
  • Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan, and line bottom of pan with parchment paper.
  • In a medium or large bowl, with an electric mixer, cream the sugar and shortening until no granules remain (about 4 minutes).
  • Add in eggs and almond extract (if using); beat very well for 5 minutes on high speed.
  • In a small bowl sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Add to the creamed mixture along with the buttermilk; mix well until blended (about 2-3 minutes).
  • Transfer to a prepared baking pan.
  • Bake on second-lowest oven rack for 30-35 minutes (check for doneness after 25 minutes, this cake bakes fast!).
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