Cake Mixes

Decorating By bonjoni Updated 16 May 2008 , 4:15am by CarolAnn

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bonjoni Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:56am
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Can anyone tell me how many cups of batter you get from 1 cake mix? Trying to calculate how many I need to make a 4-tier with 14, 12, 10 and 8. Thanks alot.

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foxymomma521 Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:58am
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Each brand is different, which are you using?

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bonjoni Posted 16 May 2008 , 1:06am
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Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe

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DoniB Posted 16 May 2008 , 1:12am
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I believe that the DH Moist yields about 8 cups. (It's all I use, but I rarely pay attention to the yield) FOr what you're wanting to do, I'd buy 6. If you don't need them all, you can probably return one. But I think you need at least 5.

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foxymomma521 Posted 16 May 2008 , 1:14am
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Each mix yields 5 1/2 cups of batter.

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foxymomma521 Posted 16 May 2008 , 1:19am
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TexasSugar Posted 16 May 2008 , 1:20am
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It also depends on the flavor.

Betty Crocker and Philsbury usually make 4 to 5 cups.

DH makes 5 to 6. White seems to be closer to the 5, golden butter 6 cups, and the other favlors are closer to 5.5 cups.

If you doctor the recipes that will affect the amount of batter.

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indydebi Posted 16 May 2008 , 1:20am
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14/12/10/8

I use Betty Crocker and use:

14" round: 2.0 mixes per pan (so 4 mixes for a 2-layer cake)
12" round: 1.5 mixes per pan (so 3 mixes for a 2-layer cake)
10" round: 1.0 mixes per pan (so 2 mixes for a 2-layer cake
8" round: 0.5 mixes per pan (so 1 mix for a 2-layer cake).

Assuming your 4-tier cake will be a total of 8 layers, you will need 10 mixes.

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CarolAnn Posted 16 May 2008 , 4:15am
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I believe I get 5 cups from a DH classic white mix.

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