Sensational Cake Mix with Cream Cheese Added Recipe

Sensational Cake Mix With Cream Cheese Added Recipe

There’s no doubt about it cake is one of the best desserts. However, sometimes there isn’t time to make one from scratch. This sensational cake mix with cream cheese added recipe is a wonderful way to take boxed cake mix to the next level.

This recipe requires no prior baking experience and is a simple yet delicious recipe. It will save you time and stress in the kitchen, while still tasting amazing. This cake is great to make for any occasion, whether a birthday party or holiday.

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What You Will Need To Make a Cake Mix with Cream Cheese Added 

Ingredients For The Cake

  • 1 box yellow or devil’s food cake mix
  • 1 box chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix, (4 serving size)
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 eggs, room temperature

Ingredients For The Filling

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Ingredients For the Frosting

  • 1 container of frosting, vanilla, or chocolate

Equipment

  • 13×9-inch baking pan
  • Cooking spray
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • Medium bowl
  • Rubber spatula
  • Butter knife
  • Offset spatula
  • Wire rack

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Step By Step Instructions

Step One: Prepare the Pan and Preheat the Oven

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray the pan with cooking spray.

Step Two: Beat before you add Cream Cheese to Cake Mix

In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the cake mix, instant pudding mix, hot water, vegetable oil, vanilla, and eggs. Start with the mixer at low speed for 30 seconds. Next, increase the speed to medium and beat for two minutes until the mixture until well combined.

Step Three: Prepare the Cream Cheese Filling

In a medium or large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, and egg. Beat the mixture together with an electric mixer on medium speed until the mix is smooth and creamy. Gently stir in the chocolate chips.

Prepare the Cream Cheese Filling

Step Four: Add the Cream Cheese to the Cake Batter

Pour the cake batter into the pan. Next, spoon the cream cheese mixture evenly across the top of the cake using a tablespoon. Use a butter knife to carefully swirl the cream cheese mixture into the cake batter.

Step Five: Bake the Cake

Bake the cake for 47-55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.

Allow the cake to cool for one hour. Then, once the cake is fully cool, use an offset spatula to frost it.

Servings and Preparation Time 

Servings and Preparation Time For Cake Mix with Cram Cheese Added

Tips And Tricks About Cream Cheese In Cake Mix

When making this recipe, it is very important to let your cream cheese reach room temperature before using it. Cream cheese that is cold will likely begin to curdle when you mix it with the egg and sugar. This will not only affect the taste but also the consistency of the cake, making it undesirable.

Allow the cream cheese to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to one hour before making this cake. In addition, the eggs should also sit at room temperature as well. This will help ensure the cream cheese has a smooth and creamy texture in the cake.

Since this cake contains cream cheese, it should be kept in the fridge in an airtight container. It can last for 5-7 days when properly stored. Allow the cake to reach room temperature before serving.

Tips and Tricks About Cream Cheese in Cake Mix

This cake can also be frozen as well. Carefully wrap the cake in plastic wrap then aluminum foil and freeze it for 3-6 months. Allow the cake to thaw overnight in the fridge or on the counter for two hours before serving.

It is easiest to freeze this cake unfrosted, but you can also freeze it frosted as well. Set the cake in the freezer for one hour uncovered to let the frosting freeze. Then wrap the cake in plastic wrap and then aluminum foil, then return it to the freezer.

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Sensational Cake Mix With Cream Cheese Added Recipe

There’s no doubt about it cake is one of the best desserts. However, sometimes there isn’t time to make one from scratch. This sensational cake mix with cream cheese added recipe is a wonderful way to take boxed cake mix to the next level.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sensational Cake Mix With Cream Cheese Added Recipe
Servings: 15
Author: cakedecorist.com

Equipment

Ingredients
  

For the Cake

  • 1 box yellow or devil’s food cake mix
  • 1 box chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix (4 serving size)
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 eggs room temperature

For the Filling

  • 1 package 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

For the Frosting

  • 1 container of frosting vanilla, or chocolate

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray the pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the cake mix, instant pudding mix, hot water, vegetable oil, vanilla, and eggs. Start with the mixer at low speed for 30 seconds. Next, increase the speed to medium and beat for two minutes until the mixture until well combined.
  • In a medium or large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, and egg. Beat the mixture together with an electric mixer on medium speed until the mix is smooth and creamy. Gently stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Pour the cake batter into the pan. Next, spoon the cream cheese mixture evenly across the top of the cake using a tablespoon. Use a butter knife to carefully swirl the cream cheese mixture into the cake batter.
  • Bake the cake for 47-55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
  • Allow the cake to cool for one hour. Then, once the cake is fully cool, use an offset spatula to frost it.

Notes

When making this recipe, it is very important to let your cream cheese reach room temperature before using it. Cream cheese that is cold will likely begin to curdle when you mix it with the egg and sugar. This will not only affect the taste but also the consistency of the cake, making it undesirable.
Allow the cream cheese to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to one hour before making this cake. In addition, the eggs should also sit at room temperature as well. This will help ensure the cream cheese has a smooth and creamy texture in the cake.
Since this cake contains cream cheese, it should be kept in the fridge in an airtight container. It can last for 5-7 days when properly stored. Allow the cake to reach room temperature before serving.
This cake can also be frozen as well. Carefully wrap the cake in plastic wrap then aluminum foil and freeze it for 3-6 months. Allow the cake to thaw overnight in the fridge or on the counter for two hours before serving.
It is easiest to freeze this cake unfrosted, but you can also freeze it frosted as well. Set the cake in the freezer for one hour uncovered to let the frosting freeze. Then wrap the cake in plastic wrap and then aluminum foil, then return it to the freezer.
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A Delicious Cake Mix With Cream Cheese Added

This cake is simple to make and will be a hit at your next party. The addition of cream cheese takes it up to the next level. The great thing about this recipe is you can make it with yellow or chocolate cake mix, depending on your preference.

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