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 1847
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 274
Wonderful cake. Easy to make. Three layers topped with cool whip™ and pineapple. Got recipe from lady in Tennessee mountains
By Allrecipes Member

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
This orange cake with orange-lemon frosting is loaded with citrus flavor and has a nutty crunch layer baked right in.

Strawberry Cake II

Rating: 4.5 stars 324
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 612
This recipe makes a two-layer pineapple upside-down cake using cake mix and canned pineapple.
By Allrecipes Member

Diane's German Chocolate Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 120
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 251
Very good, simple cake to make. Always gets a lot of attention.
By Allrecipes Member

Key Lime Cake III

Rating: 4.5 stars 347
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 263
A cake made from yellow cake mix is frosted with a cream cheese, mandarin orange, and pineapple mixture for a light and refreshing cake.
By Allrecipes Member

Giant Ding Dong Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 172
If you are a true lover of the small snack cakes, you will LOVE this version!!

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.
Strawberry Cake and Frosting
Rating: Unrated 195
If you love the beautiful flavor, aroma, and color of strawberries, you will absolutely love this frosted strawberry cake.
American Flag Cake
Rating: 4.5 stars 67

Unfurl the red, white, and blue with this beautiful, easy, and patriotic flag cake perfect for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, or any favorite occasion. Assemble and frost the pretty cake and wait for the oohs and ahhs!