- Prep: PREHEAT oven to 350°F (180°C) for metal and glass pans, or 325°F (165°C) for dark or coated pans. GREASE sides and bottom of each pan with shortening or oil spray. FLOUR lightly. (Use baking cups for cupcakes).
- Mix: BLEND cake mix, water, oil and eggs in large bowl at low speed until moistened (about 30 seconds). BEAT at medium speed for 2 minutes. MEASURE 1 cup (250 mL) batter into small mixing bowl. POUR remaining batter into pan(s). BLEND cocoa from small mix packet with the cup of batter in small bowl. SPOON onto batter in pans. SWIRL with knife and bake immediately.
- Bake: BAKE following chart below. Add 3-5 minutes to bake time for dark or coated pans. Cake is done when toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. COOL in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.
TIP: Lower Fat Recipe: Prepare and bake following the directions above except using 1 cup water (250 mL), 1/3 cup (83 mL) unsweetened applesauce and 3 eggs. Reduce baking time 1-2 minutes.
Servings per Container: 12
|Amount Per Serving||Mix||%DV||Calories:||170|
|Total Fat:||3.5g||5%||Saturated Fat||1g||7%||Trans Fat||0.3g|
|Cholesterol:||0mg||Sodium:||260mg||11%||Total Carbohydrates:||34g||11%||Dietary Fiber||1g||4%||Sugars||19g||Protein:||2g|
|Vitamin A:||0%||Calcium:||8%||Vitamin C:||0%||Iron:||15%|
*Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.