17 best spice cake mix recipes and ideas

Add some heat to your baked goods with these tasty spice cake mix recipes.

From quick breads and muffins to cakes and cookies, these are my new fall favorites.

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Spiced Carrot Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Walnut Frosting

Is there anything better than a cookie or cake infused with cinnamon, nutmeg and clove?

The smell alone is enough to convince me to do something spicy.

And with these spicy cake mix recipes, making something delicious has never been easier.

From sweet aroma to warming flavors, these autumnal baked goods are best served with a blanket, a cup of hot tea and a pair of fluffy socks.

15+ easy recipes with spice cake mix

An easy way to make boxed cake mix is ​​to add fruit to the batter. In this case, you will use an apple pie filling.

Besides adding slightly tart flavors, the pie filling also ensures that the cake is moist.

Add dreamy cream cheese frosting and you’re good to go.

Spice cake mix isn’t just for making cakes, you know! You can use it in all kinds of recipes, including these chewy cookies with cake mix.

This recipe is so easy that you can whip it up in a snap.

To turn cake batter into cookie dough, simply add your favorite cookie mixes. It can be anything from chocolate chips to dried fruit.

This roundup is about spicy baked goods. So there must be at least one pumpkin cake, right?

Pumpkin puree ensures the cake is so flavorful and moist that you don’t need frosting at all.

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But, of course, you can take it to the next level with a silky, buttery cream cheese frosting.

You can’t beat these pumpkin spice cupcakes if you need something that travels well.

They’re just as tender and flavorful as the cake above, but they’re ideal for parties.

Tip: Give cupcakes a crispy texture by sprinkling chopped toasted pecans on top.

Could these gingerbread cupcakes be cuter?

Covered in sprinkles and topped with a little gingerbread person on top, I really don’t think so.

If you’re looking for a festive dessert to bring to a Christmas potluck, this is it.

With added molasses and spices, the sponge is extra moist and flavorful. And even the cream cheese frosting is kissed with cinnamon!

Merry Christmas, really.

Caramel apples are my favorite apple picking treat. I love them tart, crispy and so gooey.

Luckily, this recipe captures the flavors and sticky texture of a great looking cupcake.

It’s sweet, fresh and decadent. Just what you need after a long day of raking leaves.

Yes, you read that right ! These pumpkin muffins really only need two ingredients and they are beyond delicious.

Aside from the cake mix, you won’t be surprised to learn that you need pumpkin puree.

Because it’s already rich, creamy, and moist, you don’t need anything else.

Following the same concept as the recipe above, these muffins require very few ingredients but yield surprisingly epic results.

Here, you’ll ask for the help of applesauce and diced apples to turn the cake mix into fluffy, tender, and divine apple muffins.

You can even customize the recipe to make Caramel Apple Muffins! Simply add a cup of caramel pieces to the batter and bake as directed.

Soft, sweet and bursting with flavors of chocolate and pumpkin, these cookies are just as tasty for breakfast as they are for dessert.

The batter is fortified with an extra dose of pumpkin spice to give the cookies that unmistakable aroma and flavor.

Just mix the ingredients together, drop spoonfuls of batter onto a baking sheet, and pop it in the oven. Very easy.

The spicy scent of this pumpkin bread makes mornings a little sweeter.

And it tastes as phenomenal as it smells, so expect to be blown away after one bite.

From the fluffy crumb to the sumptuous maple frosting, this pumpkin loaf is a guaranteed show-stopper.

Many banana bread recipes call for cinnamon to add a slight heat. But this one takes it to another level.

And despite its simplicity (you only need five ingredients!), it might be the best banana bread I’ve ever tried.

Add a sweet caramel icing and you’re done.

The carrot cakes are fantastic; there is no denying it.

But with all the work it takes — from shredding carrots to measuring out ingredients — cooking from scratch takes time.

Here’s a simple solution: skip a few steps and use a spicy cake mix. You can even use store-bought frosting if you’re in a hurry!

If you’ve never tried a carrot cake cookie, prepare to swoon.

Soft, chewy and full of flavor, these cookies are delicious, shiny and perfect for any cookie exchange or holiday party.

The only problem is that it’s hard to stop after just one. So if you’re trying to limit your sweets, I don’t recommend this recipe.

Here’s another carrot-filled treat your taste buds will love.

We’ve already covered carrot cake and carrot cookies. Now it’s time to give these carrot cupcakes the limelight.

From the base of the cake to the frosting, this dessert has the same flavor and texture profile as the previous two recipes.

What sets them apart is the presentation. Nothing beats the allure of a perfectly frosted cupcake!

A day that starts with a coffee and a slice (or maybe two) of that pumpkin coffee cake is a good day.

Combining the goodness of pumpkin, spices, pecans and maple frosting, this coffee cake is “to die for” on any plate.

You’re probably wondering how a box of cake mix will give the same chewy texture as bread.

The answer? Active dry yeast.

Like any great cinnamon roll recipe, expect this one to take some time and effort.

But after all the kneading, rolling, proofing, and all that jazz, you’ll be rewarded with decadent pumpkin cinnamon buns.

It’s not a bad deal if you ask me.

I know I said at the beginning that this summary would cover recipes that use a box of spiced cake mix. But allow me to be a little rebellious for the latter.

I think it’s fair (poetic even) to top off this list with a homemade spiced cake mix recipe.

Although you have to measure the ingredients yourself, the process is still quite simple.

And the finished product? It’s really worth it.

Make a large quantity and store it in a cool place. This way you can whip up any of these sensational recipes whenever the mood strikes.

Spice Cake Mix Recipes

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