Just Add Water Cake Mix

Decorating By Olenmetra Updated 24 Jun 2011 , 1:10pm by Olenmetra

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Olenmetra Posted 20 Jun 2011 , 5:39am
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Can anyone tell me the best "just add water" cake mix? There are quite a few but I don't want to waste a lot of money trying them. I'd rather have personal references.

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platinumlady Posted 20 Jun 2011 , 6:07am
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I don't know of any just add water mixes... The mixes I've seen ask for eggs, oil & Water Good Luck

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n_jean Posted 20 Jun 2011 , 6:37am
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If you are wanting to try cake mixes then I would suggest mixing one can of pop with the mix. Clear soda if it is a white cake mix like Vanilla and pepsi with chocolate cake mix. I've never heard of water alone though. The pop is in substitue of eggs, oil and water.

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louanne Posted 20 Jun 2011 , 12:55pm
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i know there are sevral water only mixes you buy in bulk fro sysco or other food services, they are TERRIBLE. no amount of doctoring give these a good taste or texture. and they get hard super fast, i am talking rock hard . we use the water only bases to do display cakes that are carved that we have trouble making out of foam. HTH

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btrsktch Posted 20 Jun 2011 , 1:01pm
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I have some that I get from my local supplier. It only asks for water and oil. I use it when I want to create dummy cakes or practice stuff for sculpting. I know Dawn make some, but I've been working through a 50 lb bag for so long, I can't recall the manufacturer!

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Karadactyl Posted 21 Jun 2011 , 12:34am
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I got two free Just Add Water mix at a food show in May. It was HORRIBLE. Dry and crumby. It had no taste. I doctored the 2nd one and it was a waste of pudding and sour cream. Yuck. My advice is to stick to the traditional mixes.

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Olenmetra Posted 24 Jun 2011 , 1:10pm
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Point well taken. The eggs oil and butter is a little expensive for a little business like mine but the substitute is not worth changing my cakes. THX EVERYONE!

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