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We can probably all agree that there’s nothing quite like homemade, but there are some days in the kitchen where you need a little leg up. In those situations, a box of cake mix can be a lifesaver. They offer consistency, convenience, and sometimes a flavor that’s hard to create from scratch. There are a million and one ways to use a box of cake mix and we’ve got 12 of them to share with you here! From unique cakes to flavorful cookies, there’s a favorite in here for everyone.

Creamsicle Poke Cake

This recipe has all the flavors of your favorite childhood popsicle… in cake form! A box of white cake mix makes easy work of this summery treat. Click here for the recipe.!

Strawberry Lemonade Cookies

These cookies are absolutely lovely and taste amazing too. Two different cake mixes give these cookies vibrant flavor that’s hard to get elsewhere and a wonderful cakey texture. Get the recipe here!

Brown Sugar Peach Cake

This cake is sweet as can be and packed with peach flavor. You’ve never had cake quite like this before and boxed mix makes it a breeze to bake! Get the full recipe here.

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