TikTok’s cake mix cake recipe has a viral baking hack
If you love desserts, a new baking hack popular on TikTok will change the game for making a quick treat. This viral TikTok cake recipe uses a box of cake mix as the base for the cake batter, with just two other ingredients to bind the dry ingredients together. If you’re having trouble deciding between whipping up a rich cake or fluffy cookies, or wish you could make cookies but only have cake mix on hand, keep reading. How to make the easy Cake Mix Cookies recipe from TikTok.
Not only do these cookies give you the best of both sugary worlds, but the recipe also takes almost no time to make. After mixing just three ingredients, the dough is baked in the oven for 10 minutes, filling the house with baking aromas, and the cakes are ready to eat when cooled. The result is soft, airy cookies with a cookie tube flavor that can give Crumbl Cookies great value for money. The best part is that you can use whatever cookie mix you like for the cookie dough (which will only cost you about $5).
From classic yellow cake mix to red velvet, Funfetti, lemon, carrot, devil’s food and strawberry, the sweet possibilities are endless. You can also top them with cake frosting, such as cream cheese or colored vanilla, and top with sprinkles or mini candies for a feast in your mouth. Check out cake cookie TikToks by @jeaniceperez, @shannshann97 and @foodies, or browse the #CakeMixCookies TikTok tag and see how easy the recipe is to make your own. Before you get creative, keep scrolling for how to make the original TikTok cake mix recipe.
How to make cake mix
You will need:
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil or melted butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 bag flavored cake mix of your choice
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Combine the dry cake mix, vegetable oil (or butter) and three eggs in a mixing bowl until a thick, smooth batter forms.
- Roll out dough-sized balls and place evenly on a greased cake tin.
- Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes, let cool and enjoy.
The comments under the TikTok posted by @jeaniceperez, who demonstrated the recipe while making her daughter an after school snack, were nothing but rave reviews from viewers who tried the trick. One fan called them “the most amazing thing ever,” while another commented that her guests asked for more “before the first batch was gone.” Many glowing reviews also mentioned alternatives that worked particularly well. One comment said they used chocolate cake mix and “found out [that it] basically make brownies, while another recommended sprinkling “a little sugar on top – it takes them to another level too omg.” The next time your sweet tooth calls for a sugary snack, give this cake mix cookie recipe a whirl and let your confectionary imagination run wild.