Savvy Simple

Recipes

Alternative recipes you can make with Savvy Simple baking mixes mixes

S'mores Cake 

Line bottom of pan with parchment paper and spray with nonstick spray.  Make graham cracker crust using 1 1/2 cups crushed graham crackers, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1/3 cup melted butter.  Press into bottom of pan then make chocolate cake mix and pour over crust in pan.  Bake 350 for  time on cake mix package.  Cool. 

Top with chocolate ganache:  1 cup heavy cream warmed to just boiling, take off heat and add 16 oz. chocolate chips until melted. Spread on cake.

Make marshmallow topping:  In a heat proof bowl above a pan of boiling water of double boiler, place 8 eggs whites, 2 cups sugar, and 1/2 tsp. Cream of tartar and whisk over heat until sugar is dissolved (about 5 min.)  pour into electric mixer and whip increasing speed until on high until stiff, glossy peaks form.  Add 2 tsp, vanilla and whip to combine.  Spread or pipe into cake.  Using a kitchen torch, brown marshmallow topping.  Voila!  

Black Forest Cake Cake:

Chocolate cake mix, Substitute black cherry juice for milk, bake using package directions

Chocolate frosting mix, Substitute black cherry juice for milk added

 

Coconut Vanilla Cake:

Vanilla cake mix, bake using package directions

Vanilla frosting mix, top with shredded unsweetened coconut

 

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake:

Lemon cake mix, add 1-2 Tbsp. Poppy seeds, bake using package directions

Lemon frosting mix

 

Peach Spice Cake:

Spice cake mix, substitute puréed peaches for applesauce, bake using package directions

Cream cheese frosting

 

Raspberry Lemonade Cake:

Lemon cake mix, lemon simple syrup on mix

Top or fill with raspberry jam

Lemon frosting mix on top of that

 

Strawberry Lemonade Cake:

Lemon cake mix, lemon simple syrup on mix, bake using package directions

Top or fill with strawberry jam

Lemon frosting on top

 

Chocolate Raspberry Cake:

Chocolate cake mix, bake using package directions

Top or fill with raspberry jam

Chocolate frosting on top, 1-2 Tbsp. Raspberry jam mixed in frosting

 

Oreo Cuppcakes:

Place an Oreo in each baking cup

Chocolate cake mix batter on top, bake using package directions

Vanilla frosting mix, top with crushed Oreos

 

Vanilla Crunch Cake:

Place a vanilla wafer cookies in each baking cup or over bottom of cake pan

Vanilla cake mix batter on top, bake using package directions

Vanilla frosting mix, top with crushed vanilla wafer cookies

 

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Spice cake mix or pumpkin spice cake mix, add only 14.5 oz can puréed pumpkin, 1 cup chocolate chips

Scoop onto cookie sheet and bake 400 degrees for 13 minutes

 

Peach Cobbler Cake:

Spice cake mix, substitute puréed peaches for applesauce, bake using package directions

Top with crunchy granola before you bake

 

Chewy Snickerdoodles

Vanilla Cake mix, add only 2 eggs and 1/4 cup applesauce (thinner, softer cookies)

 (or 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. Oil - thicker cookies)

Roll balls in 2 Tbsp. sugar and 1 tsp. cinnamon mixture

Bake on greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes

 

Chocolate Cookies:

Chocolate cake mix, add 1 egg and 1/4 cup applesauce (thinner, softer cookies)

(or 2 eggs and 1/4 c. Plus 2 Tbsp. Oil- thicker cookies)

Roll balls in powdered sugar (opt.)

Bake on greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes

 

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies:

Chocolate peppermint cake mix, add 1 egg and 1/4 cup applesauce (thinner, softer cookies)

(or 2 eggs and 1/4 c. Plus 2 Tbsp. Oil- thicker cookies)

Roll balls in powdered sugar opt.)

Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes

 

Chocolate Orange Cookies:

Chocolate orange cake mix, add 1 egg, zest from 1 orange, and 1/4 cup applesauce (thinner, softer cookies)

(or 2 eggs, zest of 1 orange, and 1/4 c. Plus 2 Tbsp. Oil- thicker cookies)

Roll balls in powdered sugar (opt.)

Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes

 

Banana Split Cake:

Banana cake mix

Top with strawberry jam

Vanilla and chocolate frosting mix, frost half chocolate frosting and half vanilla frosting

 

Strawberry Lime Cake:

Lime cake mix with simple syrup on mix

Top with strawberry jam

Vanilla cream cheese frosting

 

Orange Cream Cake:

Orange cake mix

Top with vanilla cream cheese frosting mix, top with orange zest

 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake:

Chocolate peanut butter cake mix

Peanut butter frosting mix

              Or

Peanut butter cake mix

Chocolate frosting mix

 

Soft Peanut Butter Cookies:

Peanut Butter cake mix, add 4 eggs, mix together 2/3 c. applesauce and 1/2 c. peanut butter and then add (soft, chewy cookies, less PB taste)

(or add 4 eggs, mix together ½ c. oil and ½ c. peanut putter and then add for soft peanut butter cookies)

Put 6 Tbsp. sugar in a bowl and form a ball of dough and roll in sugar

Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 10-11 min.

  

Banana Nut or Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins:

Banana Muffin mix

Add ½ c. chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans) or add ½ c. chocolate chips to batter

 

Lemon Poppyseed Crumb Muffins:

Lemon Crumb Muffins mix

Add 1-2 Tbsp. poppy seeds to batter before cooking

 

Sweet topping for any plain muffin:

Dip top of muffin in melted butter

Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar mixture or dip in mixture

 

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins:

Pumpkin Muffin Mix

Add ½ cup chocolate chips to batter

 

Key Lime Pie Pancakes

Lime Pancake mix

Sprinkle crushed graham crackers on pancakes and top with whipped cream

Caramel Apple Dumplings 

Caramel Dumpling mix

Prepare as on package and when serving, top with diced tart apples for a crunch with the soft caramel 

 

Banana Caramel Dumplings

Caramel Dumpling Mix

Prepare as on package and when serving, top with sliced bananas