Cake is a tasty way to celebrate anything from holidays to birthdays. Although forgiveness isn’t guaranteed when it’s used as an apology, it wouldn’t hurt to try it out with this hassle-free, minimal-ingredients-required cake recipe.

Swapping the conventional eggs and oil for carbonated water not only saves you a couple bucks but also cuts out about 50 calories and 7 grams of fat per slice.

Adapted from Mind Over Munch.

2-Ingredient Cake

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:25 minutes
  • Total Time:30 minutes
  • Servings:10
  • Easy


  • 1 box cake mix
  • 1.5 cup carbonated water
Photo by Jenny Park
  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 325°F.

  • Step 2

    Mix together your cake mix and carbonated water in a large mixing bowl.

    Photo by Jenny Park
  • Step 3

    Pour the batter in a baking pan.

  • Step 4

    Bake for 25 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Remove from the oven and let cool before frosting or decorating.

    Photo by Jenny Park