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Golden Yellow Cake From Mix
4 3/4 Cups BASIC CAKE MIX
3/4 Cup water
3 eggs -- unbeaten
1 Teaspoon vanilla extract

With a fork, gently stir basic cake mix in its container; measure 4 3/4 cups into a bowl and with a fork stir in water, vanilla extract, and eggs, one at a time. With an electric mixer at medium speed, mix for no more than 2 minutes.

Pour into two 8-inch, well-greased, then floured layer pans. Bake in a preheated 350 oven 25 to 30 minutes, until edges begin to pull away from the pan. Cool the cake on a rack for 5 minutes, then remove from pan and cool on a rack; this will keep the crust dry and prevent it from becoming soggy.

If baking cupcakes, fill up to 24 greased and floured muffin cups 2/3 full - or use paper cup liners - and bake in preheated 375 oven 20 to 25 minutes.

VARIATIONS:

RICH CHOCOLATE CAKE--

Add 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa

SPICE CAKE--

Add 1 1/2 tsp all purpose baking spice, see recipe, OR 1 tsp ground cinnamon PLUS 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg and 1/4 tsp ground cloves.


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