Easy Cake for 2 or Just a Few (Using a Cake Mix)

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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 1 8x8 pan
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 23
    cups cake mix (from a 18.25oz box of mix)
  • 12
    cup water
  • 14
    cup oil
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • Frosting
  • 34
  • 2
    tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 14
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1
    tablespoon butter, melted and cooled
  • 4 -5
    teaspoons milk
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Grease an 8x8x2-inch square pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and beat for one minute at medium speed with a hand mixer.
  • Pour batter evenly into prepared pan.
  • Tap pan on counter once or twice to release any air bubbles.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until cake tests done (or 375° for 20-25 minutes).
  • For Frosting: Mix all ingredients in a bowl until blended and it reaches spreading consistency. Spread evenly over cake.
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