Pantry’s Bare 2 Ingredient Cake Recipes

The pantry is bare, you’ve got a cake mix and can of Soda (pop) left, here’s a simple recipe to make a quick dessert or cupcakes! For this 2 ingredient cake recipe, you’ll literally need just two ingredients, a cake mix and a 12 oz can of soda.

Mix the two items together, just until the ingredients are wet (DO NOT OVERMIX) and pour the batter into a baking dish that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.

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You do NOT need to add eggs or oil.

Bake according to the directions listed on the box for the size pans you’ve chosen to use. You can make a double layer cake, a 9×13 pan, cupcakes, a decorative bundt cake etc.

2 Ingredient Cake Flavor Ideas:

7up Cake– 7up and Lemon Cake Mix (To make a lemon glaze, combine 2-3 tsp of lemon juice with 1 c. powdered sugar)

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Carrot Cake Supreme: Orange Soda + Carrot Cake Mix

Cherry Chip Cake: Dr Pepper Cherry Soda + Cherry Chip Cake Mix

Chocolate Root Beer Float
: Rootbeer and Chocolate Cake Mix

Ginger Spice Cake
: Gingerale and Spice Cake Mix

Harry Potter ButterBeer Cake:
A&W Cream Soda + White Cake Mix + Drizzle Caramel over the top when the cake is done

Mountain Dew Cupcakes: 1 Can Mountain Dew + 1 Lemon Cake Mix

Orange Creamsicle Cake: Sunkist Soda & Vanilla Cake Mix

Purple Cow Cake
: Grape Soda and Vanilla Cake Mix

Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes: 1 strawberry Soda + 1 lemon Cake Mix

Strawberry Shortcake:
A&W Cream Soda & Strawberry Cake Mix

Zesty Lemon Cake:
Sprite (or 7up) and Lemon Cake Mix

Skinny Brownies:
1 Can diet coke + 1 Box Fudge Brownie Mix

Sinless Devils Food Cake: Diet Coke and Devils Food Chocolate Cake Mix

Pumpkin Cake – 1 Can of Pumpkin & 1 Yellow or Spice Cake Mix: (add 2 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice for kick!)

 

We’d Love to hear your flavor combinations too, feel free to share them in the comments below!

Troubleshooting Cake Issues:

Dense, Flat Cake = Batter was Over mixed, or soda was flat, or used diet soda/pop
Tough/Chewy Cake: Over Mixed or Over Baked or Both.

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