Dairy-Free Baking Mixes

Baking Mixes for the Dairy-Free Baker with a Deadline

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Sometimes, even a dairy-free baker like myself runs out of time or needs a break from measuring, sifting and mixing. Below is a list of some of my favorite dairy-free baking mixes for when I'm in a pinch.


All-Purpose Baking Mixes

For days when you're not in the mood to make dairy-free biscuits or other dairy-free baked goods from scratch, these dairy-free baking mixes are always helpful to keep around and can be found in most grocery stores.


  • Arrowhead Mills Gluten-Free All-Purpose Baking Mix
  • Bisquick Original Mix
  • Hodgson Mill Mult-Purpose Baking Mix


    Cake Mixes

    Dairy-free cakes take time, from whipping the soy margarine with the sugar to letting the cakes cool before frosting the cake with dairy-free frosting. Sometimes, however, when I'm in a pinch and need to get the cake in the oven NOW, these dairy-free cake mixes come in handy. Most of these dairy-free cake mixes call for oil, but if a particular variety calls for butter, simply substitute with a dairy-free soy margarine or other dairy-free butter substitute.


    • Arrowhead Mills Chocolate Cake Mix
  • Arrowhead Mills Vanilla Cake Mix
  • Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Chocolate Cake Mix
  • Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Gingerbread Cake Mix
  • Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Mix
  • Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Spice Apple Cake Mix
  • Cherry Brook Chocolate Cake Mix
  • Cherrybrook Yellow Cake Mix
  • Dr. Oetker Organic Chocolate Cake Mix