Help! The past few weeks each time I bake a cake the center falls. I am following directions to the tee. Any ideas?
Hi and Welcome to CC, ajmg.
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Everything you need to know to make, decorate and assemble tiered/stacked/layer cakes:
There are several possible answers... However, incorrect mixing (under or over) is one of the main reasons for most cake failures - so I'd say over mixing.
For other causes, you'd might like to check out these handy cake troubleshooting charts:
(Such as too low oven temp.)
I'd been having the same issues,but adding just a little more flour and making sure it was baked all the way has improved all my cakes. HTH.
There are several reasons why cakes fall in the center...Usually it is underbaked (also too much baking powder which decreases the structure) If you are really following the recipe exactly, I would guess that your cake is underbaked.