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Subject:  Re: Warning, Cake Mix Size Has Changed Date:  12/9/2012  10:54 AM
Author:  zoningfool Number:  54770 of 56030

True dat, but I gots a number of old recipes that use the mixes as a basis such as;

RUM CAKE

1 cup chopped pecans
1 Duncan Hines yellow cake mix
1 Instant vanilla pudding
4 eggs
1/2 cup . . . .;

Mocha Rum Cake

Cake:
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1 1/2 teaspoon espresso powder or instant coffee
1/2 cup hot water
1 (18 1/2 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
1 (3 3/4 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding
4 eggs
1/2 cup . . . . ;

And

Pistachio Pudding Cake

1 box Yellow Cake Mix (Duncan Hines )
1 box instant pistachio pudding
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup chopped . . .

I don’t bake cakes often but I’ll occasionally make a rum cake or pistachio pudding cake for church and my post is mainly fur udder folks that bake similar cakes.

C.J.V. - gonna try jamesmw ’s Duncan Hines Clone recipe fur my next run cake, me



So the DH cake mix was 18.5 oz and is now 16.5 oz or ~90% of the original size. The impact on the recipes would be the following:

use:

3 eggs + 1 egg white (or yolk) instead of 4 eggs

3.3 oz of pudding (or 85% of a 3.9 oz box--which for some re