Homemade Devil's Food Cake Mix

Homemade chocolate cake mix, adapted from Food Fanatic
Author: Megan
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Homemade Devil's Food Cake Mix
3.75 from 24 votes


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces unsalted butter , cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract


  1. In a large food processor, mix together dry ingredients until well-blended.
  2. Add butter and vanilla and pulse until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Divide mixture in half (about 3 1/2 cups) and pour into two large Mason jars or freezer bags.
  4. Store in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Recipe Notes

To make the cake
1 jar cake mix
1 1/4 cup warm water
2 large eggs
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease two 8-inch cake pans and line the bottom with parchment paper.
Beat mix, water, and eggs together until few lumps remain. Divide between cake pans.
Bake for about 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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