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The Dream Cake

Dream Whip is a brand of baking powder that is mixed with milk and vanilla to make a whipped dessert.

It was developed and released by the General Foods Corporation in 1957, as one of its convenience products that flooded the market by that time.

Currently, Dream Whip is owned by the Kraft Heinz company.

Source: Wikipedia – Dream Whip

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The Dream Cake

Cook Time: 45 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour


  • 1 package (2-layer size) yellow, white, or devil's food cake mix
  • 1 envelope Dream Whip Topping Mix*
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup cold tap water
  • *Do not whip: use right from envelope.


  1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl of electric mixer.
  2. Blend until moistened.
  3. Beat at medium speed for 4 minutes.
  4. Pour into greased and floured 10" tube cake and bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes.
  5. Cool tube cake for 15 minutes in the pan (other cake for 10 minutes).
  6. Then remove from pan and finish cooling on cake rack.
  7. Frost, glaze, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar, or top with fruit, syrup, or ice cream.


A Dream Cake can be baked in other size pans, as well:

  • in three 8-inch layer pans, bake for 35 minutes;
  • in two 9-inch layer pans, bake for 30 minutes;
  • in one 13 x 9-inch layer pan, bake for 40 to 45 minutes;
  • in cupcake pans, bake for about 20 minutes.

For altitudes above 3,500 feet. Prepare Dream Cake as directed, adding 2 tablespoons flour, using a total of 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons water, and baking at 375° for about 5 minutes less or until cake tests done.

The Dream Cake

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Ms. L

Sunday 19th of December 2021

Greetings, Your recipe states: "Pour into greased and floured 10" tube cake for 15 minutes in the pan (other cake for 10 minutes). Then remove from pan and finish cooling on cake rack." ? what is the real baking time for 10" tube cake pan?


Saturday 5th of February 2022

@Ms. L, I noticed the same problem I enlarged the recipe card picture, and found the baking time to be 45 to 50 minutes. Cool in pan for 15 minutes.

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