Festive Cake Batter Blondies

It would be hard to have a holiday without a festive red, white, and blue dessert.  So with a quick bit of time after this morning’s race and before this afternoon’s nap, I whipped up a holiday treat.  I found this holiday cake mix during our recent trip to Woodman’s, and I knew immediately that I would make 4th of July Cake Batter Blondies!

 

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The BOY was thrilled to see a cake mix out on the counter and was curious to see what I would be making.

 

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I only used 1/4 cup of milk before a nice thick dough formed.

 

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I had full intentions of adding in the white chocolate chips as they totally make the blondies.  I’m not even a huge white chocolate fan, but I like the chip texture as you bite into these soft and chewy bars.  However, I totally forgot about them!  I didn’t want to pull all of the dough out of the baking pan to mix them in, so instead I sprinkled them across the top and pressed them in firmly so they would stick to the bars.

 

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It’s definitely better than no chips at all!

 

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I let these cool down while the BOY and I went upstairs for a nap.  It’s a good thing we set an alarm because I was out COLD!  I could have used another hour of sleep, but as I walked back downstairs, I was hit with the aroma of cake.  For a non-coffee drinker, this is even better!

 

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Even with limited chocolate chips, these bars are light and delicious!

If you are brave enough to turn on your oven, they are perfect for your 4th of July celebration! 

 

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And if not, then just stick with the multi-colored sprinkles that are perfect for EVERY DAY celebrations!

 

 

 

Cake Batter Blondies

From girl meets life.

Ingredients

1 box yellow cake mix

1/4 cup canola oil

1 egg, beaten

1/4 – 1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup rainbow sprinkles

1/2 cup white chocolate chips (optional)

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the cake mix and sprinkles in a large bowl, then mix in the oil and egg. Add the milk slowly just until the batter is combined – you want it to remain as dense as possible. Place better in a greased 8×8 pan or 8-inch cake pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes or just until the edges turn golden. Let cool for 20 minutes before cutting because the gooey center needs to set. The result will be a decadent, cake-batter texture.

4 thoughts on “Festive Cake Batter Blondies

  1. I like this recipe. Locally cake mixes has been very cheap lately and I have stocked up. You gave me a great way of doing something with one of them besides what is on the box. I am copying this recipe down. Thank you for sharing.

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