The challenge: to make a pie crust out of cake mix.
And who can say no to pie made out of cake?
So I gave it a try.
Following the directions from HoosierHomemade.com — blogger Liz got the idea from a trip to the Duncan Hines headquarters — I set out to make a crust/filling combo sure to hit the spot: Turtle Cheesecake Pie.
Making the crust
The cake mix: Betty Crocker’s Super Moist Devil’s Food Flavour cake mix.
I added the egg, extra yolks and butter. At first, the dough was dry and crumbly.
“There’s not enough moisture!” I complained to my taste-tester/husband in the other room, who offered no support.
Once I turned out the dough on the dusted-with-cocoa-powder counter, however, everything started to come together nicely.
Note that this “dough” will stick to your hands. Wear rings at your own risk.
After letting the ball of cake/pie dough sit in the fridge for the obligatory 15Read More »from As seen on Pinterest: Making pie crust from cake mix