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It is very close to the old fashioned pound cakes, but doesn't take as long. Stays moist for several days, if it's not eaten before then.
All ingredients should be at room temperature. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine cake mix, oil, sour cream and sugar. Add eggs one at a time until thoroughly mixed. Stir in vanilla. Spray (or grease) Bundt pan and sugar coat the inside of pan (this creates the crisp crust found on the old fashioned pound cakes). Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for approximately 45 minutes or until cake test is done.
TIP: Instead of vanilla, experiment! I have used lemon or orange or raspberry. I'll try another flavor next time!
By Donna Rae from Elkhorn, Wi.
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How can I make a pound cake out of ordinary cake mix in a box?
By Marilyn L.
1 box box of Duncan Hines most deluxe classic yellow cake mix
1 package (4 serving) vanilla instant pudding mix.
4 large eggs
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
Pre heat oven 350 degrees, grease & flour a 10 inch bundt pan, combine cake mix & pudding mix, eggs, water & oil. Beat with mixer at med speed for 2 minutes. (I add a little coconut to the batter) pour in pan and bake 50-60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean cool completely. Invert onto plate. My family has been making this cake for about 50 years. It's great.
If I have a pound cake box mix, what can I add to make it moist?
By Carolyn from Aurora, IL
EasyInstructionsThings You'll Need:
1 box Betty Crocker Golden Vanilla or French Vanilla cake mix
1 box Betty Crocker 16oz pound cake mix
5 large eggs + 1 egg white
1 stick solid margarine
extra solid margarine
1 3/4 cups water
Spray cooking oil
Step 1I use certain brands of cake mixes to obtain an unique flavor that I prefer. You can use other brands of cake mixes that are available in your area.
Step 2In a bowl or measuring cup:
Melt 1/2 cup solid margarine
Add 1 3/4 cups cold water
Allow to cool to at least barely warm
...Pour cake mixes into a large bowl.
.....Add 5 eggs and 1 egg white.
Beat on high 2 minutes or until well blended.
Step 5Pour into prepared pans.
Bake at 350 degrees until knife or toothpick insert into center comes out clean.
After baking is completed, remove from oven and cool.