Cakes that sink in the middle after being taken out of the oven often do so because they have not completed baking. Until the cake's structure has time to develop fully, the center of the cake is not strong enough to support the top of the cake. This is due to the outside of the cake forming prior to the inside.Continue Reading
A cake will sometimes fall in the center while baking if the oven door is opened during the baking process, allowing the heat to escape. The cake stops baking briefly, which causes the heat inside the cake to escape and the top to fall.
There are a number of signs to look for in a cake that is completely baked, including pulling away from the edges of the cake pan, looking risen in the center of the cake, skewers or toothpicks coming out clean when inserted into the cake and cakes that spring back easily when touched.Learn more about Cooking
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There are many factors that can cause a sponge cake or other baked goods to sink in the middle after baking, such as a lack of leavening, too low of an oven temperature or opening the door too many times during the baking process. Using cold dairy products or undercooking the cake batter can also cause a sponge cake to fall in the center.Full Answer >
Crab cakes are traditionally served with a remoulade sauce. Other sauces commonly paired with crab cakes are tartar sauce and cocktail sauce. Plain ketchup or whole grain mustard can also be used.Full Answer >
Paula Dean Crab Cakes are made with crab meat, crackers, egg, onion, bell pepper, mayonnaise and various seasonings. The ingredients are mixed together, formed into patties and fried up on the stove top.Full Answer >