White Vs. Vanilla Vs. French Vanilla

Decorating By tomatoqeen Updated 12 Jun 2008 , 8:38pm by missmeg

tomatoqeen Posted 12 Jun 2008 , 8:27am
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I am wondering if these Betty Crocker cake mix flavors are very different or if they can be used interchangeably. I am making banana, lemon, and white WASC and usually use just the white as my base mix. However, a good sale got me to buy the vanilla and the french vanilla. The french vanilla I used for a caramel cake, but I still have some left. Is there a vast difference in the flavor profile? Thanks!

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peg818 Posted 12 Jun 2008 , 9:16am
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There is a difference, but not a big one. I think it might be most noticeable in lemon cake, rather then the other flavors you mention

missmeg Posted 12 Jun 2008 , 8:38pm
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I use the white / french vanilla / golden vanilla interchangably, depending on what's on sale at the time. I always use whole eggs instead of egg white for the white cake, so my cakes naturally have a slight yellowish tinge. I do promote all three as my "white" cake.

I use the WASC recipe with all three also.

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