White cake mix recipes (white cakes) have always been the embodiment of grace and refinement. They are perfect for various occasions, from birthdays to bridal showers and anniversaries to high tea gatherings. But who said you must start from scratch every time you crave these delectable delights? With the convenience of a reliable white cake mix, you can unlock a treasure trove of culinary possibilities, putting your unique twist on traditional classics.

So, whether you’re a baking fan seeking fresh inspiration or a novice ready to take your first steps into the magical world of baking, these “25 Best White Cake Mix Recipes” have got you covered! It’s time to get your cooling rack set and a toothpick ready to check the cake’s doneness. Let’s embark on a delectable adventure that will delight your taste buds!

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1. Perfectly Moist Ugly Cake

Don’t let the name fool you; this cake may not win a beauty contest, but it will undoubtedly win your heart with its incredible taste and moist, fluffy texture. This delightful treat brings together the goodness of a classic yellow cake and the creaminess of cream cheese, resulting in a dessert that is simply irresistible. Its easy preparation makes it an ideal choice for hectic weekdays, while its delicious taste guarantees to please any crowd at gatherings and potlucks.

2. The Best White Sheet Cake

White Sheet Cake is the answer to your sweet tooth’s dreams. This moist and fluffy cake, adorned with a cream cheese frosting, is a delight for birthdays or hi-tea parties. Its pristine white appearance makes it perfect for any celebration. Decorate it with colorful sprinkles for a festive touch or use elegant piping techniques for a sophisticated look at weddings or anniversaries.

3. White Cake Mix Cookies

You won’t settle for less than a full batch of these soft, pillowy cookies adorned with whimsical sprinkles. Whether you prefer them in their pristine white form or want to impress your kids with vibrant rainbow hues, these white cake mix cookies can be easily customized to suit any occasion. Add a few drops of food color to create a palette that perfectly matches your party’s theme or embraces the spirit of a festive holiday.

4. Easy Peach Cake

Are you looking for a delectable dessert that captures the essence of summer? Look no further than this Easy Peach Cake recipe. This cake features a moist white cake base infused with juicy diced peaches and topped with luscious whipped cream frosting. Whether hosting a backyard barbecue, attending a potluck, or simply craving a sweet treat, this Easy Peach Cake is the most authentic summer dessert to trust.

5. Easy Caramel Cake

This caramel cake is a show stopper featuring moist caramel-infused layers and decadent caramel icing. Using a white cake mix as the base, you can cut down on preparation time without sacrificing taste. Jarred caramel sauce adds a homemade touch without complex caramel-making techniques, and eggs impart moistness.

6. Peach Cobbler with White Cake Mix

Peach Cobbler with White Cake Mix is a delectable dessert that combines sliced peaches with a moist and tender white cake topping. This easy-to-make recipe requires simple ingredients, including canned peaches, butter, and white cake mix. Serve it with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

7. White Wedding Cake Milkshake

Even white cake mixes have “blend all the ingredients” recipes; this boxed cake mix milkshake is no exception. The White Wedding Cake Milkshake captures the allure of a wedding cake in a delightful milkshake. With its creamy texture and delectable flavors, it is perfect for those who enjoy milkshakes with a twist, offering a unique and sophisticated taste experience.

8. Key Lime Poke Cake

And the award for best summer cake goes to the refreshing and zesty Key Lime Poke Cake. This delightful cake combines lime flavors with a moist and fluffy white cake, creating a delicious balance of sweetness and citrus. With its vibrant colors and tangy filling, this cake is worthy of being the official dessert for summer gatherings. The recipe benefits from easily accessible ingredients and requires minimal effort making it convenient for both beginner and experienced bakers.

9. Cinnamon Roll Cake

Imagine sinking your fork into a moist, tender white cake infused with sweet cinnamon crumbles. With this Cinnamon Roll Cake, you don’t have to choose between cinnamon rolls or cake. Instead, you can have the best of both in a single, mouthwatering creation. To elevate this indulgence further, generously slather your Cinnamon Roll Cake with velvety cream cheese frosting.

10. Strawberry Jello Poke Cake

Indulge in this delectable cake’s light and fluffy goodness, generously filled with luscious strawberry jello and crowned with a dollop of velvety Cool Whip. Strawberry Jello Poke Cake is the ultimate springtime delight that captures your taste buds! It’s vibrant colors and refreshing flavors make this strawberry cake a kid-friendly treat for summer picnics and birthdays. Serve each cake piece topped with fresh strawberries.

11. Cannoli Poke Cake

Treat yourself to the rich and creamy flavors of Cannoli Poke Cake, a delightful twist on the classic Italian cannoli minus the sweetened condensed milk. This recipe features a moist and tender cannoli filling with a luscious topping of vanilla extract-infused ricotta and mascarpone cheese sprinkled with mini chocolate chips. The best part? You can use white or yellow cake mix.

12. Elvis Presley Cake

If you’re a fan of pineapples and pecans, your taste buds are guaranteed to sing Elvis songs once you bite into this Elvis Presley Cake. This delightful dessert is made with a simple white cake mix. However, what makes it special is the addition of a delicious pineapple topping and cream cheese frosting. As you savor the cake’s delicate crumb, you’ll encounter bursts of sweet, juicy pineapple that add a tropical twist to each mouthful.

13. Easy Italian Cream Cake

Easy Italian Cream Cake is a heavenly combination of a classic white cake infused with the exotic charm of coconut flakes and the delicious nuttiness of toasted pecans. A finishing touch of luxurious cream cheese frosting adds sophistication to this crowd-pleasing dessert. Perfect for those looking for a homemade dessert without lengthy preparation, this Italian layer cake will make any occasion truly special.

14. White Almond Sour Cream Cake

Are you ready to whisk away into the world of White Almond Sour Cream Cake? This tender and moist cake is made with a white cake mix, almond extract, large egg whites, all-purpose flour, and a secret ingredient. Top it off with velvety almond buttercream frosting made by blending everything in a large bowl with a stand mixer.

15. Easy White Chocolate Cake

Don’t get confused by the name; it’s not made with chocolate cake mix. It’s white chocolate that makes this cake such a hit. This recipe combines moist and fluffy cake layers with white chocolate flavors. The richness of the white chocolate is perfectly balanced by the cake’s airy texture. With its beautiful presentation and irresistible taste, this cake is a standout addition to any celebration or gathering.

16. Blueberry Poke Cake

Why settle for a lackluster dessert when you can easily whip up a show-stopper that will leave your guests in awe? This Blueberry Poke Cake is the answer to your dessert woes. With just a boxed white cake mix, blueberry pie filling, and whipped cream topping, you can create a visually stunning and mouthwatering treat that will be the star of your summer gatherings.

17. Easy White Sour Cream Cake

This Easy White Sour Cream Cake is an exquisite dessert that satisfies your sweet tooth cravings with its distinctive vanilla flavor. This cake is an ideal blend of simplicity and fantastic taste utilizing simple ingredients, including Pillsbury cake mix, flour, and salt. You can easily mix it up, and it comes out flawless every time, making it a go-to recipe you can make repeatedly.

18. Coconut Cream Poke Cake

Get ready for a mouthwatering treat with this Coconut Cream Poke Cake recipe. The base of this cake is a white cake mix, which is baked with a coconut cream layer, topped with coconut whipped topping, and finished with coconut flakes. The perfect balance of sweetness and coconut flavor makes this coconut cake a must-try for dessert lovers.

19. Cookies And Cream Sheet Cake

Picture the velvety smoothness of vanilla frosting mingling with the rich flavors of Oreo cookies. This Oreo Sheet Cake starts with a velvety white cake mix as its foundation. It is elevated by incorporating crushed Oreo cookies throughout the cake, infusing every bite with delightful crunch and chocolatey decadence. To top off this delectable creation, lavish it with a generous layer of our signature creamy vanilla frosting.

20. Easy Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches, meaning “three milks” in Spanish, is a classic Latin American dessert known for its moist and rich texture. This recipe takes traditional flavors and simplifies the process, making it accessible to both seasoned bakers and beginners. Its heavenly combination of fluffy cake, creamy milk mixture, and light whipped topping makes it a must-try for any dessert enthusiast.

21. Easy Cherry Dump Cake

Finally, a cake mix recipe requires just three ingredients and minimal effort, making it perfect for those new-to-bake cake recipes. Creating a delectable cherry dump cake is a breeze, requiring only three simple ingredients: a box of cake mix, butter, and a can of cherry pie filling. Mix to make the cake batter and let the oven do the rest.

22. White Wedding Cake

Looking for a foolproof way to bake your wedding cake? You can count on this white wedding cake to impress your special someone on your big day. It’s divine, featuring moist layers of white cake adorned with a generous layer of Buttercream Frosting.

23. Apple Pie Cake

Experience the ultimate satisfaction of savoring two delectable treats in one with the Apple Pie Cake. This exquisite dessert flawlessly combines soft cake layers infused with aromatic spices and a rich apple pie filling. The contrasting textures of the airy cake and the chunky apple filling offer a truly divine taste experience that will leave you wanting more. Impress your guests with this delightful dessert!

24. Red, White, and Blue Bundt Cake

Bursting with vibrant colors and savory flavors, this Red, White, and Blue Bundt Cake is the perfect centerpiece for your Fourth of July, Memorial Day. It’s not only visually stunning but also delicious. The fluffy white cake, the creamy vanilla frosting, and the burst of colorful sprinkles create a delightful medley of flavors and textures.

25. Cake Mix Kolaches

Cake Mix Kolaches are delightful pastries that combine cake goodness with the flakiness of pastries and the sweetness of fruit preserves. These kolaches are an innovative twist on traditional Czech pastry, made with white cake mix, butter, and instant cheesecake pudding. They are filled with strawberry preserves, sprinkled with sugar, and baked until golden brown. Perfect for brunch, tea parties, or satisfying your sweet tooth, these Cake Mix Kolaches will be an instant hit at any gathering.

26. White Wedding Cake Cupcakes

Ditch those fancy cake decors and add a personalized touch to your wedding cupcakes by creating them yourself. These delectable White Wedding Cake Cupcakes will surely delight with their moist and fluffy texture. And with a smooth and velvety frosting, they’re the perfect canvas for your creative touch. Top them off with elegant Wilton Edible Rose Wafers for a beautiful finishing touch.

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25 Best White Cake Mix Recipes

Servings: 16
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Resting Time: 10 minutes
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This white cake mix recipe is kind of like butter cake but with an easy boxed cake mix ingredient and a cream cheese layer that’s to die for.


  • 1 stand mixer



  • 15.25 oz box yellow cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 8 oz butter, melted
  • 1 cup milk

Cream Cheese Layer

  • 12 oz cream cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Mix the yellow cake mix with 3 eggs, 8oz butter, and 1 cup milk in a large mixing bowl
  • Whisk vigorously until thoroughly combined and smooth 
  • Line a 9×9 square cake pan with parchment paper
  • Pour the cake batter into the pan and set it in the refrigerator while preparing the cream cheese layer
  • Combine room temperature cream cheese, 1 egg, ¼ cup milk, 1 cup powdered sugar, and 1 tsp vanilla in your stand mixer
  • Mix until smooth and a little fluffy
  • Pour the cream cheese layer on top of the cake layer
  • Preheat oven to 350° F
  • Bake for 30 minutes
  • Rest the ugly cake recipe for 10 minutes or more to serve warm
  • Chill for an hour in the refrigerator to serve cold


Serving: 100gCalories: 328kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 4.2gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 97mgSodium: 359mgPotassium: 76mgSugar: 20gCalcium: 98mgIron: 0.5mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Course: Dessert
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