Bake A Cake Or Make A Martini, Milkshake, Or Pancakes! [PHOTOS]

July 6, 2012 12:40 am

After the fireworks are out and pool toys are back in their designated spots, it is time to tackle that 4th of July kitchen.

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No doubt there will be leftovers, but what about all that extra cake mix you bought when you over estimated how many neighbors would be enjoying your American flag cake?

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No worries. We have got you covered. Use up all that extra goodie mix to make these other cake inspired recipes. Besides, who said cake was only for the oven anyways.

Cake Batter Cheesecake Bars 

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What you will need: [Recipe Here]

  • 1 ¾ cups vanilla cookie crumbs (I used Nilla wafers, but any type of vanilla cookie should work!)
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature (I used low-fat.)
  • ¾ cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • ½ cup yellow cake mix
  • 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons milk (I used 1%.)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup sprinkles
  • ~5 drops blue food coloring (optional)
  • ~3 drops green food coloring (optional)

Cake Batter Martini 

Cake Batter Martini from

What you will need: [Recipe Here]

  • 3 ounces Three Olives Cake Vodka
  • 3 ounces white/clear creme de cacao
  • 2 ounces amaretto
  • 2 ounces heavy whipping cream
  • 1 ounce Godiva white chocolate liqueur
  • sprinkles

Cake Batter Pancakes 

Cake Batter Pancakes from

What you will need: [Recipe Here]

  • 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup yellow cake mix
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 cups milk
  • assorted sprinkles
  • makes about 12 pancakes

Funfetti Cake Batter Milkshake 

Cake Batter Milkshake from

What you will need: [Recipe Here]

  • 1/2 package Funfetti cake mix
  • 2-3 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 2-3 cups milk

Cake Batter Cracker Dip 

Cake Batter Dip from

What you will need: [Recipe Here]

  • 1 package (about 18 Oz. Size) Cake Mix, Any Flavor
  • 1-½ cup Plain Yogurt
  • 2 cups Whipped Topping


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