Metal Tasting Bear!

Decorating By Sahmlock Updated 12 May 2005 , 3:37pm by awela

Sahmlock Posted 9 May 2005 , 2:31am
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Ok, I salvaged the bear and it survived rather well; HOWEVER it tasted like METAL? STrange wierd taste to it, my mother and son agreed! I used the durable 3D cake recipe with duncan hines mix...and the wilton cake release.
Has anyone else experienced this? I had extra batter and made a small round cake...I sampled some of the top last night (while cooling...) and I thought it was fine.

7 replies
Lisa Posted 9 May 2005 , 3:43am
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Hmmm...that's weird. How's the pan look? Had you ever used the pan before? Any odors in the oven while it was baking?

MrsMissey Posted 9 May 2005 , 3:49am
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..that IS weird! Did the recipe have cornstarch or baking powder..just curious?!

Sahmlock Posted 9 May 2005 , 11:46am
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the pan was brand new! I washed it thoroughly and coated it with the wilton cake release.
there was no cornstarch or anything like that extra in the recipe..i got the recipe off of this site...i do have one more cake that I cooked in a round....i didnt frost yet...i have to frost and try that!

aupekkle Posted 9 May 2005 , 9:05pm
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So was this bear frosted? Because if your small round tasted fine, maybe it's the frosting that you used on your bear?

Sahmlock Posted 10 May 2005 , 6:28pm
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the round has a funky taste too....after it cooled and I sampled the top was not very appetizing.
what a disappointment!
think I will look for a different recipe.
i dont think i will bother to frost the round.
probably toss it!

SadEyes Posted 10 May 2005 , 6:39pm
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before using any tin you should spray it with PAM (or any oil spray like that) and bake the empty tin (I think it's called proofing) at about 250 for 20 minutes at least. You would be surprised to see what comes away from the tin. Wipe/wash and then use normally

awela Posted 12 May 2005 , 3:37pm
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If the other cake also had a funny taste, I would think it has to do with the icing. Sometimes too much almond extract gives the cakes a different taste.

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