The Amish are like anyone else, if there’s a way to create a shortcut, why not?
This is especially true for Amish housewives. And, keep in mind, this isn’t sexist, this is just a matter of Amish society still being very gender defined. Each gender has very specific roles. Women tend to do the cooking, baking, housework, and in general just anything in the kitchen.
🤰 Busy Amish Moms
Often with a house full of children, a joyful chaos surrounding them, if they can find a way to create a delicious dessert without having to make everything from scratch, then that’s perfectly OK.
A Piece of Cake!
With that in mind, it’s not uncommon to see a box of Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker in an Amish pantry. In my own personal experience, most of the time Amish cooks make their baked goods from scratch. But sometimes they get a boost and an assist from a box of cake mix. Nothing wrong with that. Amish Boxed Cake Mix Recipes are super!
❓ FAQ About Amish Cooks and Boxed Cake Mix
This is a very broad question. But, the short answer: yes. I mean, just like with any group of people there are wide variations. I'm not sure my mother-in-law would ever be caught using boxed mix, everything is from scratch with her. But plenty of other people I know depend on mixes. Amish cooks are the same, there is wide variation. But as a general rule, it's not uncommon to see a box of Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker tucked away in a pantry to use in a pinch!
🥣 Top Amish Recipe Types Using Cake Mix
- Dump Cakes
- Cheat Cakes
- Cookie Mix Cookies
I am sure almost any dessert could get a nice "boost" from a box of cake mix. Let's see which Amish recipes are most popular. And, hmmm, is the victor Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker? Here are 5 Amish Boxed Cake Mix Recipes
🎂 Five Amish Recipes Using Boxed Cake Mix
Amish Streusel "Cheat" Cake
By Kevin Williams This is a fun "cheat cake" that came to me from an Amish woman in Ohio. "Cheat cakes" rely on boxed cake mix as a base and are jazzed up with some other ingredients. This is an amazing-sounding cake that reader Barbara tested for us. And here is what she had to
German Baptist Cake Mix Cookies
Easy Cake Cookies are just like they sound: easy to make and tastes like cake!:) Mmmmmm, these cookies tasted like, well, cake. They really did. At first I thought they were just a really tasty sugar cookie. I couldn't quite place the taste. But when I asked the baker who made them what they were