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Homemade Spice Cake Mix
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homemade spice cake mix

The Homemade Yellow Cake Mix, White Cake Mix and Homemade Brownie Mix on my site are so popular, I deciding that adding to the selection needed to be at the top of my list of things to do. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade spice cake mix
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke


Dry Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 c all purpose flour
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. corn starch
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin spice*

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/2 c whole milk
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 c butter room temperature


  • Place all dry ingredients in a bowl and sift to combine. If there are any lumps in your sugar be sure to get them out now. Pour all dry ingredients into a mason jar or air-tight storage container.
  • *If you do not have pumpkin spice you can use: 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 1/4 tsp all spice and 1/4 tsp ground cloves.

When Ready to Bake

  • In a medium bowl add in eggs, milk and vanilla and beat together with fork. Set aside.
  • In a stand mixer cream butter until light and fluffy.
  • With the mixer on low, start by alternating the dry mixture and the egg mixture.
  • Pour 1/3 of the dry mixture into the creamed butter, then add 1/2 of the egg mixture. Continue alternating until all ingredients used. Turn off mixer, remove bowl and continue stirring by hand if any ingredients are not fully incorporated.
  • Bake at 350 for about 18 minutes in 8-inch round pans. Increase time to about 30 minutes for 9x13 pan and keep a close eye on it.
  • This recipe makes 14-16 cupcakes and they should bake for about 15 minutes.