Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Chocolate Cake Mix Copycat Recipe

Ratings and Reviews of Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Chocolate Cake Mix

Score: 4.75 (votes: 12)
Rating of votes (12)
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Dec 17, 2014, 22:00
This is the only chocolate cake recipe I use now. Cake mixes aren't available in the country I live, so I was very happy to find this recipe worked so well. Everyone gives me rave reviews, and I really like how I can save the batches for later!
Amy Martinez
Sep 13, 2011, 22:00
My daughter has severe allergies to many packaged Items. This cake recipe works out perfect for us, thank you so much for adding this.
May 12, 2008, 22:00
This is a GREAT recipe! It's my new favorite chocolate cake. I have made it several times and it is never dry. I have to watch my sodium intake so I leave out the salt. It is still the best.
Mar 6, 2006, 22:00
Great recipe!! I live in Costa Rica where box mixes are just coming available. I make several batches at a time and store them in canning jars. I omit the cocoa and add extracts or spices for variations.
Aug 23, 2005, 22:00
I am surprised that anyone said this recipe was dry, mine was extremely moist, they fell apart. I made them as cupcakes and I tend to reduce the baking time. Anyway, I think they were great and I agree that it is nice to not have all of the additives.
Aug 4, 2005, 22:00
At last - the convenience of a mix without the additives! It did seem to be a little drier than I could have wished, but not so much I won't be keeping it in my pantry.
Jul 26, 2005, 22:00
My husband just loved it. I bake every week for him (chocolate of course!) and his response to this cake was ..."now this is a REAL cake" I personally like the texture better than the boxed cakes plus none of the additives that you get with the boxed cakes!
Jul 21, 2005, 22:00
My daughter has a nut allgery-THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU. It was great, made it for her birthday, next will try adding vanilla as "Pam" suggested in the reviews.
Jul 20, 2005, 22:00
Outstanding! I was actually looking for a clone, of the Duncan Hines Chocolate Cake, on your sight this past December to use for my son's birthday cake. I was dissapointed then, but am VERY pleased now! The Duncan Hines Chocolate Cake mix just came to Ireland about 6 months ago and cost about the equivalant of $6 a box here. I whipped up your recipe earlier and my husband and his family just love the cake. Thank you so very much for what you do.
Jul 19, 2005, 22:00
It was good, but I was rather disappointed. It was too dry for my liking. I bake every week for my husband's job, so I do know what I'm doing. Guess I'll stick to my own scratch cakes.