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Are You Kidding Me Cake

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are you kidding me cake, homemade cake mix, 3 ingredient cake

If a light, fluffy chocolate cake sounds good to you, you might want to give this easy cake recipe a try. You can use boxed cake mix to make it which of course cuts down on the time and effort required, and you only need 3 ingredients. Yes, that’s right, 3 ingredients!

So if you’re a baking newbie or you’re just looking for new ideas for tempting desserts, this might be the perfect recipe for your next foray into baking.

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are you kidding me cake, homemade cake mix, 3 ingredient cake

So, what 3 ingredients do you need to make this unusual and delicious cake? Well, first you need any kind of boxed cake you like – literally anything will work here, so pick yellow or white cake mix, ginger cake, chocolate cake, whatever appeals to your palate.

are you kidding me cake, homemade cake mix, 3 ingredient cake

After that, you need to pick some pie filling. Again, the choice is yours. Consider cherry pie filling with chocolate cake (for a Black Forest gateau!) That is always a popular option.

are you kidding me cake, homemade cake mix, 3 ingredient cake

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Why do I love this recipe?

Not only is this recipe a breeze to make but it’s so open to customization. Pick any kind of cake mix you want and any kind of pie filling and then just add eggs. How can a cake be this easy!

are you kidding me cake, homemade cake mix, 3 ingredient cake

How to Serve It:

A slice of this tasty dessert pairs with any kind of beverage you want, whether that’s a cappuccino or a soda.

Can You Make It Ahead?

You can, because it keeps for days (unless you can’t resist it of course!)

Give my peach upside-down cake a try for another sweet dessert idea.

are you kidding me cake, homemade cake mix, 3 ingredient cake

Ingredients:

  • Cake mix (flavor of your choosing, we used yellow cake mix)
  • Pie filling (flavor of your choosing, we used strawberry)
  • Eggs

How to make Are You Kidding Me Cake:

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2. Add all of the ingredients together in a mixing bowl, and beat on high until completely combined.

Adding 1 Box of Cake mix.

Adding 1 Box of Cake mix.

Adding 1 Can of Pie filling.

Adding 1 Can of Pie filling.

Addin 3 large eggs.

Addin 3 large eggs.

Step 3. Spread the mixture into an even layer in the bottom of a well-greased 9×13 baking dish.

Spread the mixture into an even layer in the bottom of a well-greased 9x13 baking dish.

Step 4. Bake for 35-45 minutes until browned and cooked through.

are you kidding me cake, homemade cake mix, 3 ingredient cake

This easy 3-ingredient cake is so good. Choose from any cake mix flavor and any pie filling, and then simply add eggs. Consider yellow cake mix with strawberry pie filling, chocolate cake mix with cherry pie filling, or any combo your imagination can dream up.

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Are You Kidding Me Cake

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 12
Are you kidding me cake recipe is the stuff of legend. It's so good, people will think you're kidding when you tell them how easy it is to make. But we're not kidding – this cake is super simple to whip up, and it always comes out moist and delicious.
4.30 from 61 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 Box Cake mix, flavor of your choosing, we used yellow cake mix
  • 1 Can Pie filling, flavor of your choosing, we used strawberry
  • 3 Large eggs

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Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add all of the ingredients together in a mixing bowl, and beat on high until completely combined.
  • Spread the mixture into an even layer in the bottom of a well-greased 9×13 baking dish.
  • Bake for 35-45 minutes until browned and cooked through.

Nutrition

Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 357mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g
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Storage Instructions:

Store it in a covered dish in the fridge and eat it within 5 days. It should still be safe to eat after that but it will begin to dry out and the texture won’t be as good.

Variations and Substitutions:

This is literally one of the most adaptable cake recipes there is. You get to pick the cake mix flavor, the pie filling flavor, and then just mix those with eggs. So you can come up with your own flavor combinations.

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