Shoot! I'm Such An Airhead

Decorating By wendysue Updated 10 May 2008 , 11:47pm by JanH

wendysue Posted 9 May 2008 , 4:51pm
post #1 of 4

I was mixing two batters at once to save time and realized after that batch was in the oven and I was on my third (single) mix that I hadn't doubled the oil for the first batch. icon_surprised.gif So, I'm baking cakes with half the oil they should have had.

What can I do now? Are these cakes going to be dry or what? The oil demands were 2 TBS per box and I have 2 boxes with 2 TBS. icon_confused.gif

Any advice or can someone at least reassure me the cakes won't be horrible?

~Wendy

3 replies
pjaycakes Posted 9 May 2008 , 6:07pm
post #2 of 4

If they were cake mixes (I assume from the word box) then they will be fine. I just eyeball the oil in mine so I'm sure I either get more or less and it doesn't effect the taste or texture any.

wendysue Posted 9 May 2008 , 6:33pm
post #3 of 4

Thanks Patty, you know you're right too... the cakes turned out fine and I wouldn't have even known there was less oil than called for had I not been the one to make the mistake! lol

~Wendy

JanH Posted 10 May 2008 , 11:47pm
post #4 of 4

If you were making the doctored WASC cake, there are two versions: expanded flavors and original.

The expanded flavors version WASC does use oil:

http://tinyurl.com/2cu8s4

The original WASC doesn't use ANY oil:

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-584319-.html

HTH

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