Basic Homemade Cake Mix

Homemade cake mix in a jar and a bundt cake on the side.

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Easy homemade cake mix recipe with flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.



Cake Mix

  • 2 and 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Lemon Cake

  • 1 batch cake mix (3 and 1/2 cup)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 and 1/2 cup buttermilk (milk, kefir or yogurt works fine too)
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


Cake Mix

  1. Put all the ingredients in a large bowl, whisk them up well.
  2. Put in an airtight container or in a mason jar.

Lemon Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350F/175C. Butter a bundt cake pan very well.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, buttermilk, oil, lemon zest and lemon juice.
  3. Gradually add in the cake mix using a hand whisk just until everything is combined.
  4. Pour it into the prepared pan and bake for about 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove from the oven and let it cool down for 10 minutes. Remove from the pan and let it cool completely over a wire rack.