|Sure, they're lovely, but they tasted like cardboard. |
Lucky for me kids will eat anything that has chocolate frosting on it.
For my next trial I used a boxed gingerbread cake mix. I followed the directions on the package, but reduced water to 1/2 cup. Those turned out pretty well - but since my target audience is 14 year-olds I wasn't sold on the gingerbread flavor.
I happened to have a German Chocolate cake mix on hand, so I gave that a whirl. Bingo! The coconut pecan frosting was a bit too messy and slippery to stay on, but a little cream cheese frosting and some sprinkles and we have a winner. I don't see why this method won't work with pretty much any flavor of cake mix.
|Third time's a charm.|
|Wilton mini donut pan = very mini.|
Norpro mini donut pan = one size up
The best way to fill these is to put the batter in a ziploc bag and snip off a corner - no muss, no fuss.
|Use a regular cake mix, but reduce water to 1/2 cup.|
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