Why Does My Cake Have A Rubbery & Gummy Texture?

Decorating By tana Updated 6 Jun 2014 , 2:50am by sweetkay

tana Posted 27 Aug 2007 , 3:31am
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Is it mabye cause i baked it to long or maybe it was to much in the mixer? Need some tips... I tried the WASC recipe....

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JanH Posted 27 Aug 2007 , 6:06am
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Overbaking would result in a dry cake.

Overmixing can cause too much gluten production and result in a rubbery texture. icon_sad.gif

Here's a cake troubleshooting chart:


Here's an expanded flavors WASC recipe:


When I make the WASC cake, I mix all the liquid/wet ingredients in one bowl then add the dry ingredients (which I have previously sifted together). Then mix only for the time recommended.


tana Posted 27 Aug 2007 , 5:10pm
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Thank You. I Went to the troubleshooting website, and it was very helpful. Thanks Alot

sweetkay Posted 6 Jun 2014 , 2:50am
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how do i knw when im over mixing? only time u can over mix is when ur alternating the dry n wet.. ive tried several vanilla cupcake recepies n none come out fluffly and moist. Ive tried using  oil instead of butter, buttermlk instead of milk, many alterations but no luck.. Can someone give me good advice or recepie...Please... I have my chocolate cupcakes perfect...:(

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