Fun & Playful Summer Cake Recipes

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Betty Crocker cake recipes

When I think cake recipes, I think Betty Crocker.  Growing up, we did NOT buy store bought cakes for birthdays.  We always made them.  I definitely don’t come from a line of bakers.  The cakes were always concocted from cake mixes.  I remember the hand blender quite vividly.  I always wanted to be the one who got to “clean” it if you know what I mean; that and the bowl.

Our celebrations were never lavish, but always special and memorable.

As of late, cakes have become a spotlight on television. I’m sure you’ve seen some of the food based reality-TV shows that focus solely on cakes.  I’d love to conjure up something like that one day!

Switch out that traditional round store-bought cake or the square baking pan cake with these fun and playful DIY summer cake recipes using Betty Crocker cake mixes.

This ice cream cone cake is sure to be a hit for birthday parties or summer gatherings!

Betty Crocker Easy Ice Cream Cone Birthday Cakes Infographic

What’s the next best thing to cake and ice cream in the summer for a birthday party or other special event? WATERMELON! You can have your cake and eat it, too; with this watermelon cake recipe from Betty Crocker!

Other Betty Crocker fave cake recipes include the Flip-Flops Cake, the Cookies n Cream Stuffed Cakes and the Butterfly Cake.

I’ve got my eye on the Angel Food Cupcakes with Whipped Cream & Berries cake recipes.

Angel Food Cupcakes with Whipped Cream and Berries

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and the Cherry Limeade Poke Cake.

Cherry Limeade Poke Cake

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Which summer birthday cake will you try?

For more creative cake recipes, visit Betty Crocker.