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Friends, if you’ve landed on this page, you’re about to discover the theme of this recipe blog.

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I was never a very good baker. When it came time to bake my daughter’s wedding cake, I found myself in a jam. What’s a non-baker to do?

Improvise, of course!

From that day until now, (almost twenty years. . .gasp!) I’ve been trying to learn all I can about doctoring a boxed cake mix. And on this site I’m going to show you all of my tips and tricks.

You really can make any cake mix taste like homemade with a few simple tricks!

Keep reading to discover cakes in every size, shape, and flavor. Wedding cakes, birthday cakes, chocolate cakes, coconut cakes, Italian Cream Cakes. . .you name it, we’ve got it. And so, so many start with a box of cake mix!

(Shh! I won’t tell if you won’t!)