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« on: September 18, 2012 09:53:28 AM »

I must say Thank you to Pinterest for bringing this super simple recipe to my attention.  The pin says you can make a healthier cake or cupcakes with only 3 ingredients!  All you  need is a cake mix of your choosing and combine it with 1 cup plain greek yogurt and 1 cup of water.  Bake as directed on the cake mix box and you're done!  I was a bit leery of this but decided to give it a go and to my surprise it worked just fine! 

They didn't taste exactly like a normal cupcake but they passed the most important taste test...

The kids ate them right up with no complaint.  From this day forward all cakes and cupcakes will be made using this method!

« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2012 11:31:52 AM »

That sounds yummy, but I bet if you used flavored Greek yogurt it would make it even cooler, well, depending on the flavor you used. And Yay! Pinterest!

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« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2012 12:06:04 PM »

I bet the flavored yogurt would work well with a plain white cake mix.  I may have to give that a shot! 

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« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2012 02:37:37 PM »

I'm going to have to try this, Lindy!  Thanks for sharing your good results with us!

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« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2012 04:10:24 PM »

The taste testers look very happy!  Thanks for sharing.

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« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2012 05:13:00 AM »

My daughter The Preciouss is gluten/dairy/egg free and we often make "cake" with a g/f cake mix and a can of pumpkin or applesauce. Very easy and it tastes great. Works with regular cake mix, of course.

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