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Anne Byrn (BSHE ‘78) lands her cake mixes in Publix Super Markets

If you haven't yet discovered the Cake Mix Doctor, aka Anne Byrn (BSHE '78), you are missing out! Lucky for you, though, I can introduce you to this talented alumna just in time to enjoy her newest business endeavor!

Byrn, a former food editor for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, is the force behind The Cake Mix Doctor line of cookbooks. This series of cookbooks instructs cooks and bakers on how to concoct sweet and savory creations for any occasion - without much hassle! Her first book, The Cake Mix Doctor, featured recipes for cakes that begin with a prepackaged cake mix from the store. Folks everywhere fell in love with her delicious recipes and she has since sold millions of cookbooks and published several other books.

Today, though, I am pleased to share that Byrn's line of recently launched cake mixes is now available in Publix Super Markets across the Southeast. The mixes, which come in "Old-Fashioned Yellow" and "Deep, Dark Chocolate" flavors, do nto contain artificial coloring or flavoring, and no preservatives, emulsifiers, aluminum or trans-fats. They even boast lower sugar and sodium content than other mixes. I'm not sure it gets much better than that.

“Not everyone has the time to make a cake from scratch,” said Byrn. “So I wanted to give the time-strapped consumer a cake mix they could be proud of.”

The best part about Byrn's mixes is that they pair well with her cookbooks. For instance, the yellow cake mix can be easily transformed into a blueberry coffee cake, a strawberry cake or red velvet cupcakes!

Congratulations on this exciting accomplishment, Anne. On that note, I think I’ll head to Publix ...

To learn more about Anne Byrn and her cake mixes, visit

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