Layer Cake From a Mix Recipes

Cake mix is a perfect shortcut for making layer cakes. These recipes for layer cake from a mix will show you how.

Staff Picks

Tiramisu Layer Cake

Rating: 5 stars 1835
Fancy taste without all the work. This cake is wonderful for a get together or just a special occasion at home. Using a box cake mix as a base it's a real time saver!
By bettina

Pig Pickin' Cake

Rating: 5 stars 272
Wonderful cake. Easy to make. Three layers topped with cool whip™ and pineapple. Got recipe from lady in Tennessee mountains

Chocolate Praline Layer Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 69
Delicious chocolate cake to serve during the holidays. If desired, garnish with whole pecans and chocolate curls

Orange Crunch Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 101
A yellow cake loaded with citrus flavor and with a crunch layer baked right in.

Strawberry Cake II

Rating: 4.5 stars 323
A beautiful cake for the strawberry lover. Easy to make with packaged gelatin and white cake mix. Fresh strawberries can be used when they are in season.
By Judalee

Lemon Layer Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 27
An old fashioned lemon cake recipe. It is usually made up of 3 to 6 white cake layers with a cooked lemon filling between the layers and iced in Seven Minute Frosting.
By Tonya

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake V

Rating: 4.5 stars 610
This recipe makes a two-layer pineapple upside-down cake using cake mix and canned pineapple.

Diane's German Chocolate Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 119
This is much easier than your old-fashioned scratch recipes and it tastes just as good.
By Diane Pace

Cookies 'n Cream Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 250
Very good, simple cake to make. Always gets a lot of attention.

Key Lime Cake III

Rating: 4.5 stars 340
This is a very moist cake. Very easy to make. If you like key lime, you will love this cake.
By Allrecipes Member

Million Dollar Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 259
A cake made from yellow cake mix is frosted with a cream cheese, mandarin orange, and pineapple mixture for a light and refreshing cake.

Rave Reviews Coconut Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 110
A wonderful moist coconut cake perfect for birthday parties. Walnuts and pecans are interchangeable in this recipe.

Inspiration and Ideas

How to Make Layer Cakes That Taste Better Than Everyone Else's
This easy bakery trick is the answer to dry, bland, or generally unremarkable cake.
Chocolate Clementine Cake
Rating: Unrated 1
A delicious way to use clementines! Standard boxed yellow cake mix is kicked up with clementines and chocolate in this refreshing and very easy cake!
Red Velvet Cake III
Rating: 4 stars 206

Moist and delicious easy cake!