Cake better, as you can probably imagine, is generally only used to bake cakes. While people can come up with very imaginative cake recipes, you most likely did not realize that you can use cake mixture to create all sorts of different foods.

With a bit of creative thinking, it is possible to come up with a variety of unique recipes that are not just inventive but also incredibly tasty. So take a look at this list of delicious foods and see what it is possible to make with cake mix.

Cake Batter Popcorn

Perfect for those who want to create a special birthday treat for children at a party.

Ingredients: 1.5 cups of melted almond bark, 1/4 cup of vegetable shortening, 1.5 cup of white or yellow cake mix, 6 cups popcorn and 1/4 cup of sprinkles.

Directions: Melt all of the almond bark in a microwave oven, making sure to stir every 30 seconds until it’s fully melted. Add vegetable shortening to the almond bark and then either stir or microwave to ensure it has also melted. Mix in the cake batter and then pour the mixture over the popped popcorn. Decorate with sprinkles an then the coating the cool and harden before serving.

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Cheesecake Cups

Using funfetti cake mix, you can create quick and tasty cheesecake treats.

Ingredients: 3/4 package of birthday cake Oreos, 2 tablespoons melted butter, 8 oz. cream cheese, 8 oz. container whipping topping, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 5 tablespoon milk, 1 cup cake mix and 1/2 cup of sprinkles.

Directions: Crush the Oreos together and mix them with melted butter before dividing them into eight separate 8 oz mason jars. Whip the vanilla cake mix, milk, cheese and whipping topping together until it is smooth and then mix in funfetti gently. Share the mixture into the various mason jars and then refrigerate for at least four hours. Top with your choice of topping — such as whipped cream, cherries or sprinkles.

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Red Velvet Fried Chicken

Frying cake mixture might not sound like a good idea at first, but putting it together with fried chicken creates a colorful meal.

Ingredients: Chicken (either whole or separate servings), 1/4 cup of flour, one egg, red velvet cake crumbs and vegetable oil

Directions: Separate the flour, egg and cake crumbs into three dishes and then coat the various pieces of chicken with flour, then egg before coating them with the cake crumbs. Then you simply need to fry the chicken for around five minutes per side.


Cake Milkshake

Although the vast majority of cake mix ideas involve creating new and interesting foods, one of the best ideas is actually a drink.

Ingredients: 2 cups vanilla ice cream, 1 cup milk, 1/2 cup cake mix and sprinkles.

Directions: Blend all of the ingredients together in a blender until the mixture is smooth. Mix sprinkles into the mixture and then immediately serve into bowls or cones. You can also replace milk with cream, depending on how rich you want the milkshake to be.

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