Can I use a cake mix to make brownies?

Can I use a cake mix to make brownies?

Can I use a cake mix to make brownies?

How to make brownies from cake mix. First, you’ll need a box of your favorite chocolate cake mix. For this recipe, I used Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge, but any chocolate cake mix will work. Add the cake mix, olive oil, eggs, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips to a large bowl.

What’s the recipe for Wacky Cake?


  1. 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour.
  2. 1 cup white sugar.
  3. 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder.
  4. 1 teaspoon baking soda.
  5. ½ teaspoon salt.
  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  7. 1 tablespoon cider vinegar.
  8. 6 tablespoons vegetable oil.

How do you make crazy brownies?


  1. Deselect All.
  2. 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, melted, plus more for greasing pan.
  3. 1 box chocolate cake mix (18 ounces)
  4. 1/3 cup evaporated milk.
  5. 9 peanut butter cups.
  6. 12 chocolate-covered caramels, such as Rolos.
  7. 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans.
  8. 1/3 cup candy-coated chocolates, such as M and Ms.

How do you make cake mix into chewy brownies?

How to make fudgy brownies from cake mix

  1. Ingredients: Pour cake mix, oil, egg in a large bowl. Give it a good stir to fully combine ingredients.
  2. Fold: Fold in chocolate chips or if you are using something like nuts or candy.
  3. Bake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. Cool: Let them cool before cutting to serve.

Does wacky cake need to be refrigerated?

To keep it moist, be sure to keep the cake in an airtight container. It does not need to be refrigerated unless you frost it with buttercream frosting or cream cheese glaze. It will keep fresh for about a week. If there are no toppings, you can also freeze it for up to three months.

Why is it called Wacky Cake?

Easy One-Pan Chocolate Cake could be a perfectly appropriate title for this cake because it’s incredibly simple to make and can be mixed, baked and served from the same pan. Somewhere along the way, someone decided to leave more to the imagination and coined the cake “wacky.”

Can you bake brownies in a water bath?

Scrape batter into prepared pan and bake at 400F for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare a water bath. Fill a large roasting pan with water and ice about 1 inch deep. When the brownies are done – and they will look a bit dry on top – take them immediately from the oven and place in the water bath.

How long should you cool brownies?

We know it’s oh-so tempting to dive into a pan of just-cooked brownies. But if you’re looking to cleanly slice your brownies, let them cool for at least 30 minutes before cutting into them.

How do you make Betty Crocker brownies more fudgy?

Swap Fats. For a subtle upgrade, swap out the called-for vegetable oil with an equivalent amount of melted butter or coconut oil. The results are so incredibly rich and fudgy, they’ll fool even the most die-hard of brownie snobs into thinking these are scratch-made.