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No time to make cake from scratch? Here is how to doctor up a box mix for maximum flavor

Sometimes you just don’t have time to make a cake from scratch.

We all aspire to those amazing, pretty, layered cakes we see on Instagram. While there is a time and place for them, you might not always have the time or patience to pull them off. But, you don’t have to settle for the box mix either. There’s a middle ground that is very tasty.

Mandy Merriman shares how to doctor up your box mix for the best tasting cake. She shares what to add, and the results of her cake science experiments.

Find the doctored box mix recipe here. Get more recipes from Mandy on Instagram, @bakingwithblondie, or at