Closely follow the recipe's directions to ensure a moist cake. The ingredients, technique and bake time can all affect the cake's outcome and may produce a substandard cake.Continue Reading
Cake recipes call for specific ingredients and techniques to produce the desired results. Substitutions and shortcuts may result in a dry cake.
Follow the recipe's instructions regarding the order of mixing ingredients. Be careful to use the right amount of flour. Mixing flour into the wet ingredients too vigorously or for too long can cause a dry cake.
Be sure to not bake the cake more than necessary. Insert a toothpick into the center of the cake. The cake is done baking if the removed toothpick has only a few crumbs attached.
To make chocolate cake bites, prepare a cake of any flavor according to the directions on the box, and crumble the baked cake until no large pieces remain. Combine 3/4 tub of pre-made icing with the crumbled cake, and roll into 1 1/2 inch balls. Place cake bites on a lined baking sheet, and harden in a freezer for 15 minutes. Melt 20 oz chocolate-flavored candy coating, and roll chilled cake bites until coated. Garnish as desired.Full Answer >
To prepare a pudding-filled chocolate cake, take a box of chocolate cake mix, such as Betty Crocker SuperMoist chocolate fudge cake mix, and prepare the mix according to the package directions. Bake the cake, and allow it to cool. The cake should fit into a 13-by-9-inch pan. Once the cake has cooled, poke it every half inch with a wooden spoon handle.Full Answer >
Oreo dirt pudding is made by preparing a package of instant chocolate pudding mix according to the directions and then mixing in one container of whipped topping, such as Cool Whip, and one-half cup of crushed Oreo cookies. Serve topped with the crushed cookies and gummy worms.Full Answer >
To create your own pineapple upside-down cake using Betty Crocker Super Moist yellow cake mix, add the vegetable oil and eggs that the cake mix requires. Additional ingredients include butter, brown sugar, canned pineapple slices and juice, and maraschino cherries.Full Answer >