Combind A Scratch Mix With Box Mix ?

Decorating By TOMAY Updated 8 Aug 2008 , 3:39am by dandelion56602

TOMAY Posted 7 Aug 2008 , 1:12pm
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Can this be done , I have a bride that is getting a free cake. "family" I know I know . Can I mix a box cake with a scratch mix to get more for my money ? I know it sounds bad but like I said its a free cake . I still want it to taste like a scratch cake because our family is a family of very good bakers and they can tell the difference.
Thanks

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GeminiRJ Posted 7 Aug 2008 , 5:27pm
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I've used a recipe that starts with a box mix, then you add more ingredients to give you a full 7 cups of batter. So it would be a combination, of sorts, of a box and scratch. I can't see where it wouldn't work!

JanH Posted 8 Aug 2008 , 3:33am
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Everything you ever wanted to know about making your 1st tiered cake:

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

The above link has the expanded flavors WASC recipe. Using DH white cake mixes, a full recipe yields a tad over 14 cups of batter which is great for larger or multiple pans.

How to cut clean slices of cake by indydebi:
(So much easier than Wilton's method.)

http://tinyurl.com/5gxsqf

HTH

dandelion56602 Posted 8 Aug 2008 , 3:39am
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Use WASC, you start w/ a box & end up w/ a dense moist cake!

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