• Crafts
  • Do it Yourself
  • Frugal Living
  • Gift Ideas
  • Holidays
  • Mixes
  • Money Matters
  • Recipes
  • Tips-n-Tricks
  • Contact Us
    • Make Your Own Spice Cake Mix

      Make Your Own Spice Cake Mix to have on hand in your pantry or for gift giving.

      2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
      1/3 cup nonfat dry milk
      3 teaspoons baking powder
      3/4 teaspoon salt
      1 1/2 cups white sugar
      1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening
      1 teaspoon cinnamon
      1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
      1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

      Preheat oven to 350F.
      Grease and flour a 9x13 inch cake pan

      Spice Cake:

      2 eggs
      1 cup water
      1 teaspoon vanilla extract
      1 Jar Mix

      Combine all in a bowl, mixing well, pour into 9x13 greased pan.
      Bake for 25-30 minutes. Cool & Frost as desired
      Comments 7 Comments
      1. mamakathy's Avatar
        mamakathy -
        What is the jar mix that is referred to in this and other cake mix recipes?
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        FreebieQueen -
        The jar mix refers to the dry mix ingredients listed in the top half of the recipe. Mixes are often made ahead in ziploc bags or jars, then a tag is attached to it with the instructions for completing the recipe.
      1. MabelMartha's Avatar
        MabelMartha -
        I am going to make 1/2 this dry mix and use it with 1/2 can pumpkin to make a small
        batch of pumpkin muffins. One of the benefits of making your own mixes is the ability to easily change the batch size.
      1. dreamer570's Avatar
        dreamer570 -
        Quote Originally Posted by MabelMartha View Post
        I am going to make 1/2 this dry mix and use it with 1/2 can pumpkin to make a small
        batch of pumpkin muffins. One of the benefits of making your own mixes is the ability to easily change the batch size.
        Have you tried this yet if so how did it turn out
      1. Wrinkleyold's Avatar
        Wrinkleyold -
        Oh! I'm going to use th s with my zucchini pie filing to make a dump cake. Thanks
      1. bakerbynature's Avatar
        bakerbynature -
        I want to use this cake mix in a dump cake that calls for butter. Would I still need to add the shortening?
      1. Liss's Avatar
        Liss -
        Quote Originally Posted by bakerbynature View Post
        If I'm going to use this in a dump cake that calls for butter, do I still need to add the shortening?
        Yes. store bought cake mixes also already have shortening as well.


      Have something you'd like to add? Register & Login to add your own comments, thoughts, questions or suggestions.

      As always, Registration is Free!

    • Advertise Here

      Disclaimer: The use of any trademarked names on or within the pages of Budget101.com should not be considered an endorsement by the trademark holders. All Trademark rights remain the property of their respective holders and are solely being used a brief descriptive of the recipes being provided.

    • Google+ Pinterest Twitter youtube Facebook

      More Frugal Stuff...

      budget

      Vivint Recalls Remotec Dimming Switch Modules Due to Shock Hazard (Recall Alert)

      The wiring in the plug-in dimming and on/off switch modules is incorrectly installed.



      Read More...

      budget 05-21-2015, 02:10 PM Go to last post
      budget

      OXO Recalls Nest Booster Seats Due to Fall Hazard

      The stitching on the restraint straps can loosen which allows the straps to separate from the seat, posing a fall hazard.

      Read More...

      budget 05-21-2015, 10:20 AM Go to last post
      budget

      Viking Range Recalls Gas Ranges Due to Burn Hazard

      The ranges’ ovens can turn on by themselves, posing a burn hazard to consumers.



      Read More...

      budget 05-21-2015, 08:30 AM Go to last post
    • Keep Reading . . .

      MYO Mozzarella in 30 minutes or lessMYO Mozzarella in 30 minutes or less


      How to make your own foolproof Mozzarella in under 30 minutes with this easy DIY recipe


      MYO Bacon TortillasMYO Bacon Tortillas


      Make your own Bacon Tortillas- we're not talking about just Bacon FILLED tortillas, we're talking about Flour Tortillas MADE with bacon for that full Bacon flavor! These savory tortillas are perfect for filling with scrambled eggs, cheese for grab and go breakfasts on the way out the door. Imagine, BLT Wraps with Bacon built in the wrap! They can be made ahead of time and freeze well.


      Magic Shell Ice Cream ToppingMagic Shell Ice Cream Topping


      Make your own Simple Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping- the delicious chocolate drizzle that hardens the moment it touches the creamy ice cold treat!