Improving box Cake Mixes add eggs replace oil with melted butter, double it. replace water with milk for all cakes: I don't care what the box says, bake at 300 for one hour. For a flat top. Tried these substitutes, I wasn't impressed.
Bakery quality cake from a box. Add one more egg (or add 2 if you want it to be very rich) use melted butter instead of oil and double the amount, Instead of water, use milk. Mix well and bake for the time recommended on the box.
How to Get Box Cake to Taste Homemade! Read your instructions and add one more egg. For the next step you use melted butter instead of oil and twice as much. Ditch the water and use milk! Finally mix and bake, it really is a huge difference.