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Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Vs. Dr. Oetker

Who Takes the Cake?

When you’re in a pinch, it’s handy to have a cake mix on hand – but be sure to check the ingredients before whipping up tonight’s dessert!

Duncan Hines                                 Moist Deluxe

Dr. Oetker
Organic Chocolate


The word shortening can refer to any fat that is used for baking, such as butter, lard or margarine. Vegetable shortening is made from vegetable oils, like soybean and cottonseed oil. Since shortening blends well with flour, it is ideal for pastries and gives our baked goods a light, fluffy texture. Unfortunately, most shortening contains dangerous trans fats, including the shortening used to make Duncan Hines Dev

Savvy Pick

Chocoholics everywhere are celebrating because you can have your cake and eat it too! Thats right, Dr. Oetker has fewer calories and is much lower in fat that Duncan Hines, but it's the clean ingredients that make Dr. Oetker's organic mix the chocolate cake champion.


Andrea Donksy & Randy Boyer are the creaters of Naturally Savvy. The Information comes from their great new book Unjiunk Your Junk Food. Visit naturallysavvy.com