Transform Ordinary Cake Mix into Five Delicious Desserts

Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show Aired June 23, 2015

by Lisa Lozano

If you have dinner guests coming, or need to throw together a last-minute dessert for a function, and all you have is a box of cake mix and a few other ingredients, that’s all you need! Grant Melton is sharing five elegant ways to transform a box of cake mix.

Red Velvet Souffles

This light and airy dessert served in elegant ramekins will wow your dinner guests. They don’t have to know how easy it was to prepare!

Red Velvet Blueberry Cobbler

Grant’s cobbler recipe use cake mix cut with butter and almonds for the topping – yum!

Tip: This recipe served with whipped cream would be perfect for the fourth of July with the red, white and blue effect!

Red Velvet Brownies

This one is really going to be a hit! Make these for a party, your kids, or even for your coworkers and we guarantee they will freak out. Grant adds sweetened condensed milk for a fudgey texture, and you can’t beat the bright crimson color.

Red Velvet Cookies

Grant’s red velvet cookies feature everyone’s favorite secret ingredient – cream cheese! These beautiful treats would work for any occasion, but the festive combination of red and white would make them great for your holiday cookie swap or even Valentine’s Day, so be sure to bookmark the recipe for later.

Red Velvet Scones

For some reason making your own scones can seem intimidating, but Grant takes the mystery out of it with this recipe. Grant adds buttermilk and an egg to red velvet cake mix and it couldn’t be easier to make!

So which of these recipes looks best to you? Tell us in the comments.

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