Cake From Scratch...

Decorating By Shazzana Updated 18 Jul 2008 , 6:05am by JanH

Shazzana Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 7:11pm
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im looking to start making cakes from scratch and so far, i have not liked any that i have done. does anyone have a great recipe that they can share with me? I would love to say that the cake i made was made from scratch and not a box mix. I already have the buttercream mastered but now i need a good cake recipe. Thank you to anyone who can help me in advanced.

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JanH Posted 18 Jul 2008 , 6:05am
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Ummmm, if you haven't liked any of the scratch cakes you've made.... Perhaps you need to refine your scratch cake making techniques.

Some cake troubleshooting charts:

http://tinyurl.com/2p5bdu

http://tinyurl.com/6c745g

Helpful baking from scratch website:

www.joyofbaking.com

Seven Professional Secrets for Baking a Great Cake:

http://tinyurl.com/2fxvuv

How to make a good scratch cake (help):

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-365153-.html

CC member recommended scratch cake recipes:
(Not found in CC recipes section.)

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-440803-.html

And if you would like to try a great "doctored" cake mix recipe, I'd recommend the many flavor variations of the WASC cake.

Here's the expanded flavors recipe:

http://tinyurl.com/2cu8s4

To me, this is the perfect combination of box reliability with a more homemade taste. icon_smile.gif

You might also find "Everything you wanted to know about making your first tiered cake" thread helpful:

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopicp-5958955-.html

HTH

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