Baking Instructions for Duncan Hines Cake Mix in the Microwave

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Things You'll Need

  • Duncan Hines Microwave Cake Mix

  • Water or milk

  • Plastic bowl

  • Electronic mixer

  • Frosting

  • Baking tray

Baking a Duncan Hines cake mixture is a real time-saver.

Baking a cake from scratch can often take hours and require a lot of different ingredients. So if you are in a hurry, but still want to throw a small party, get a Duncan Hines Microwave Cake Mix. There is a wide variety of cake recipes by Duncan Hines, and they are all easy to make. The Duncan Hines recipes require no professional baking knowledge to bake and they taste just like the cakes that take hours to make.


Step 1

Pour the Duncan Hines cake mixture into a large plastic bowl. Following the manufacturer's directions, add either water or milk to the powder. Read the recipe on the packaging and add extra ingredients accordingly.

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Step 2

Stir the mixture using the electronic mixer.

Step 3

Line the inside of the baking tray with 1/3 of the frosting. Store the remaining frosting in the fridge and use it with another cake.

Step 4

Pour the Duncan Hines cake mixture into the baking tray.


Step 5

Place the baking tray with the Duncan Hines cake mixture into the microwave. Bake the cake for 10 minutes on high heat. Check on the cake regularly, because all microwaves function at different strength levels. Check whether the cake is ready after 7 to 8 minutes.

Step 6

Leave the cake to cool for 5 to 10 minutes before serving it.


If you have a sweet tooth, add extra sugar to the mixture.


Do not serve the cake straight out of the microwave, as it can burn your mouth.


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