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Old 29-11-2010, 08:40 PM posted to rec.food.cooking
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Default What happened to marble cake mixes?

On Nov 28, 7:41*am, wrote:
In the last couple years it seems all brands except Duncan Hines (which
I don't like as much) stopped selling them at the exact same time. *Why?
Even all the name tags on the shelves were gone to signal they weren't
coming back. It was my favorite box cake mix, and Betty Crocker,
Pillsbury, and even the store brands like Shoprite just disappeared.
Trying to make my own wasn't nearly as good. Is the mix anywhere and
what happened?



Betty Crocker and Pillsbury have been the same company since 2001. My
guess is that marble cake just wasn't that popular anymore, and no
longer deserved shelf space.

What is lacking in the Hines mix? Maybe you could goose it up with
some good cocoa or vanilla.

Search out other stores near you for private label -- the Gilster-Mary
Lee corp still makes fudge marble cake mix.