The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Simplemost may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.
Searching for a way to cure the January blues? This two-ingredient blueberry cake offers a sweet, summery freshness to take the chill out of the winter doldrums.
To make this easy cake, you only need a box of Duncan Hines Perfectly Moist Angel Food Cake and a can of blueberry pie filling. That’s it! You don’t even need to add water. You should also have a 9-inch by 13-inch pan and some cooking spray. Find the full recipe from blogger Amy Desrosiers at Sizzling Eats.
What we love about this recipe is that it’s basically foolproof but it also offers a homemade, comforting touch of sweetness to your day. It also takes just 38 minutes to make — five minutes of prep and 33 minutes of oven time.
The recipe makes 12 servings, each of which is just 187 calories. So, this cake can be compatible with a low-calorie lifestyle, especially if you top it with sugar-free whipped topping. If you’re not counting calories, consider real whipped cream or vanilla ice cream with this one!
Looking for other quick tricks to create homemade quick breads and muffins?
If you are a fan of Starbucks’s Red Velvet Loaf, try this recipe for Red Velvet Loaf Cake from Margin Making Mom. This recipe uses red velvet cake mix (like Duncan Hines Perfectly Moist Red Velvet Cake Mix) and instant white chocolate pudding (like Hershey’s Instant White Chocolate Pudding Mix) to slash prep time in half.
You can make the cream cheese frosting as it is written, or if you are short on time, you can reach for a can of Pillsbury Creamy Supreme Cream Cheese Frosting. So easy and so yummy!
Here is another clever way to make fresh bakery-quality goods fast: Try this Carrot Cake Quick Bread recipe from Betty Crocker. Made with a box of Betty Crocker Super Moist yellow cake mix, there is little muss or fuss with this quick bread. You can even buy pre-shredded carrots to avoid having to wash, peel and shred your own carrots.
Or, skip the additional step of adding your own carrots by reaching for a box of Duncan Hines Perfectly Moist Carrot Cake Mix. This Amazon bundle offers Duncan Hines Carrot Cake Mix along with Betty Crocker’s Cream Cheese Frosting Pack so you have everything you need to easily whip up homemade quick bread … including measuring spoons!
What are you baking up next?
This story originally appeared on Simplemost. Checkout Simplemost for additional stories.