Perrystcakes - Banana Cake Recipe

Decorating By cowgirl58 Updated 16 Aug 2008 , 4:54am by ceshell

cowgirl58 Posted 15 Aug 2008 , 3:08pm
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Has anyone tried PerryStCakes' banana cake recipe and know what the ? symbolize, some say 1 ? C and another says ? C of butter in cake batter, can u help please

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ceshell Posted 16 Aug 2008 , 4:54am
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I don't know the answer but usually when that happens it's because there is a character used in the recipe that doesn't translate once, a fraction. You know when you see 1/2 but it is typed out tiny with the 1 raised and the 2 lowered? That little teeny 1/2 is actually a "special character" and probably got eaten when posted.

Not much consolation I know, but perhaps you can search thru other copies of the recipe (if any exist) till you find one where they got the #'s correct? Sometimes when I'm trying to track down the origin of a recipe, I type several ingredients into Google, or a phrase from the recipe in "quotes," and just pore over the results to see if I can find a match on another site.

Sorry I couldn't be more help. You sure do make me curious about the recipe!

ETA in going into the memberlist I can see that PerryStCakes hasn't posted here since last year, but her website is still listed. Maybe you can contact her via the link on her website?

Edited a second time to add Darnit the curiousity got the best of me. I typed a phrase of the instructions into yahoo and found the recipe posted here It still has some funky characters but it looks like you can ignore the strange A character so that 1 Ã1/2 means 1+1/2. (I think but don't blame me if I'm making a bad assumption! icon_lol.gif )

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