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Can vanilla or orange extract be added to cake mix?

Alicia - from Harlingen, TX

Most cake mixes already include vanilla flavoring, but if you would like additional flavor, you can certainly add more to a mix. Orange and other extracts and flavors can also be added when you are preparing a mix. I suggest you start with small amounts, as some extracts are more concentrated in flavor than others.

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