Spice Cake From a Mix Recipes

We've collected our favorite recipes for spice cake, apple cake, applesauce cake, and spice cupcakes that begin with cake mix, all with ratings, reviews, and baking tips.

Staff Picks

Mexican Flan Cakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 6
Spice cake adds a wonderful twist to this Mexican delight!

Luscious Four-Layer PHILLY Pumpkin Cake

Rating: 5 stars 121
Celebrate and enjoy a serving of this indulgent pumpkin spice cake.
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Pumpkin Spice Cake II

Rating: 4.5 stars 103
Spicy cake that has everyone guessing what it is, and people eating it that do not like pumpkin and guessing with the others. Top with Cream Cheese Frosting if desired.

Kitty Litter Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 438
Great Halloween cake! You'll need a new kitty litter box, box liner and litter scoop as props to get the full effect with this cake!
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Honey Bun Cake I

Rating: 4.5 stars 1024
This cake tastes just like the name suggests - like a honey bun. It has been served to hundreds of people and everyone has said how much they liked it. It is a sweet cake and not for those that are watching their weight. Tastes wonderful if served with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Easy Apple Coffee Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 217
An easy-to-make cake with a beautiful layer of apples in the middle. This is wonderful served warm with a scoop of ice cream.

Two Ingredient Pumpkin Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 538
It can't get any easier than this! Just two ingredients and you have a moist delicious cake. Great when frosted with your favorite cream cheese frosting. Plan ahead, tastes best after chilling.

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 22
These are great to take to a fall or Halloween party! They are gobbled up fast! Such a cute way to mock candy apples :)

Apple Spice Dump Cake

Rating: 4 stars 157
This cake was done on a whim trying to think of something other than the traditional dump cake to serve for Memorial Day. It turned out very good, especially with some vanilla ice cream.

Old Fashioned Applesauce Spice Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 13
Savor the warm feelings of comfort and contentment from this Old Fashioned Applesauce Spice Cake, a long-time favorite recipe. Bake a slice of nice today.

Banana Flan Cake

Rating: 5 stars 1
This cake is great for entertaining – it is easy and the end result is very impressive! The banana and caramel combination is wonderful.

Easy Pumpkin Pie Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 47
These pumpkin pie bars taste like pumpkin pie, but are so much easier because you don't need to bother with the pie crust. The yellow cake mix does all the work.

Inspiration and Ideas

Spicy Carrot Cake
Rating: Unrated 7
Not completely from scratch, but still a delicious dessert.
Gingerbread Pear Cake
Rating: Unrated 53
Gingerbread and pears are combined in a beautiful and tasty upside down cake that is a delightful blend of fruit and spice.
Easy Tomato Spice Cake

No one will ever guess there is canned tomato soup in this moist and fluffy cake. Easy and quick to make with only 5 ingredients. Frost with your favorite cream cheese frosting, whipped cream, a simple glaze, or just dust with powdered sugar.