I Forgot The Oil!!!! Help!!

Decorating By CakeMommy3 Updated 9 Mar 2013 , 8:16am by carmalitabonita

CakeMommy3 Posted 26 Jun 2009 , 3:28am
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I was so excited to try out my new pans, that I forgot to add the oil to the cake! I used a box, white cake mix. It's already completely baked and cooling...what is it going to be like? I am so mad. icon_mad.gif

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clopin0 Posted 26 Jun 2009 , 4:06am
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It probably won't be too good. When I was a kid, my mom (who is not the most talented in the kitchen) left the oil out of a cake in order to make it healthier. From what I remember, the cake ended up being very flat and dense. It ended up being a much healthier alternative to regular cake because none of us ate it!

CakeMommy3 Posted 26 Jun 2009 , 4:10am
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Lol, yeah, I just popped it out of the pan, and it feels like a brick! And when it was baking, I was so proud of myself, because it was baking so level. Thanks!

matthewkyrankelly Posted 26 Jun 2009 , 4:18am
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Oh, keep it. Slice it thin. and serve it as a dessert crostini or bruschetta with a nice dice of fruit. That might be a hit at a party.

dorie67 Posted 26 Jun 2009 , 4:26am
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I have never forgot the oil but I once forgot the 3rd set of eggs I needed to add. Remembered that when the cake was about have done, it did turn out good though. Hope this isn't the opening for me to forget my oil! LOL princess.gif

littlecake Posted 26 Jun 2009 , 5:57am
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those box mixes are pretty forgiving, if it was duncan h. white, it hardly uses any oil to begin with...it'll be ok, if you don't tell your peeps they might not notice.

aliciag829 Posted 26 Jun 2009 , 6:12am
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It will be very dry. Torte it in half and soak the cut sides with flavored simple syrup using a pastry brush. That's what I'd do.

elizw Posted 26 Jun 2009 , 6:18am
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i've done the exact same thing and it came out fine.

carmalitabonita Posted 9 Mar 2013 , 8:16am
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AI also forgot and freaked out! But to my amazement it came out great! Nice and tall and moist ,actually I used a #1 shaped pan for my grandsons birthday cake and its shape was perfect! Who knew!?

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