October Recipe 11 Carton Cake

Posted by Elizabeth Hesse on 10/17/2019

11 Carton Cake 


One 6-ounce carton vanilla yogurt (do not throw out carton) 

One 6-ounce carton vegetable oil 

One 6-ounce carton granulated sugar 

2 large eggs 

Two 6-ounce cartons cake flour 

One 6-ounce carton unsweetened cocoa 

 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract 

½ teaspoon baking soda 

½ teaspoon baking powder 

One 6-ounce carton milk 

One 6-ounce carton mini semisweet chocolate chips 


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 10-inch round pan with cooking spray 
  1. In a large mixing bowl add the yogurt, oil and granulated sugar (use the yogurt carton as the measure) and the eggs; beat together with a hand whisk until everything is incorporated and smooth, 1 to 2 minutes. 
  1. Add the cake flour and cocoa (using the yogurt carton as the measure) then the vanilla, baking soda, and baking powder; beat together until incorporated 1 to 2 minutes more.  Add the milk and mini chocolate chips (using the carton as a measure) and mix until incorporated. 
  1. Pour batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 35-40 minutes.  Remove from oven and cool. 





Vanilla Buttercream Frosting 

Two 6-ounce cartons confectioners' sugar 

1 ½ sticks butter softened 

½ teaspoon vanilla extract 


Add the confectioners' sugar, butter and vanilla to the bowl of an electric mixer and beat until smooth and creamy 2-3 minutes.  Spread over the top of the cake.