EASY AS: 3 2 1 Birthday Cake Recipe!

Unplanned special occasions? If you’re anything like me, then you have occasionally forgotten a birthday. Probably meant to call a friend, but the day got away from you. So, what do you do when your child’s best friend or lovey has a birthday and you forgot to mark it on your calendar? Throw an impromptu birthday party, of course!

3 2 1 birthday cake
3-2-1.. here comes the cake!

Let’s make an EASY Birthday Cake!

As much as my kids and I love baking together, who wants to wait almost an hour to preheat, measure, mix, pour, bake, cool, and frost when the party mood strikes? Not us. Now, you don’t either with our Easy As 3 2 1 Birthday Cake! You just need a few simple ingredients to get started. I can’t believe it’s so simple!

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3 2 1 birthday cake
It looks gorgeous and well, yummy!
3 2 1 birthday cake
Here’s what you’ll need to make this easy cake.

Easy As: 3 2 1 Birthday Cake Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this easy birthday cake.

  • 1 box angel food cake mix
  • 1 box of any other cake mix (yellow, white, chocolate, strawberry, etc)

Directions to make this easy cake recipe

3 2 1 birthday cake
Combine the cake and chocolate mix.

Step 1

For the mix: Combine your angel food cake mix with the cake mix of your choice in a gallon size Ziploc bag. You can also use a food safe storage container. Store in the refrigerator when not in use. This mix will make a lot of cakes!

3 2 1 birthday cake
Be sure to follow the measurements to get the desired results.

Step 2

When you’re ready for cake (not just for birthdays!), combine in a microwave safe mug, small mason jar or a paper treat, 3 tablespoons of the combined cake mix with 2 tablespoons of water.

Step 3

Microwave for 1 minute. So easy to remember, right?

3 2 1 birthday cake
An added sprinkle and a candle and it’s perfect!

Step 4

Allow to cool, then apply frosting, whipped cream or fruit, and voila–cake!

3 2 1 birthday cake
Ready to make a wish?

Get out your candles, party hats, or whatever else you have on hand, and party, dance, and enjoy some yummy treats!

3 2 1 birthday cake
Have a merry birthday with this easy cake!
Yield: A dozen

EASY AS: 3 2 1 Birthday Cake Recipe!

3 2 1 birthday cake

If you're having an unplanned celebration, this easy cake is for you! A few ingredients and minutes on the way and you're done! It goes with many flavors as you choose to.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Additional Time 4 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box angel food cake mix
  • 1 box of any other cake mix (yellow, white, chocolate, strawberry, etc)

Instructions

  1. Combine angel food cake mix with the cake mix of your choice in a Ziploc bag or any storage container.
  2. When you're ready to make an easy cake combine in a microwave safe mug, small mason jar or a paper treat cup 3 tablespoons of the combined cake mix with 2 table spoons of water .
  3. Microwave it for 1 minute.
  4. Allow to cool, then apply frosting, whipped cream or fruit, and voila–cake!

      Notes

      You are free to use desired flavor for a cake mix

      The inspiration for Easy As 3-2-1 Birthday Cake came from here: http://cake.betterrecipes.com/3-2-1-cake.html

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      Did you make the easy birthday cake? What did you think about it? Let us know in the comments below!

      2 Comments

      1. How fun for kiddos who like to cook!! Love the idea!

      2. My kind of recipe! Shared!

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