Chocolate Chips Are Sinking

Baking By krafty310 Updated 28 Oct 2009 , 4:12pm by krafty310

krafty310 Posted 12 Oct 2009 , 12:24am
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Help! I have an order for a Red Velvet cake with chocolate chips in it for this coming weekend and in my trial cake the chips sank to the bottom of the cake. Any suggestions on how to keep the chips evenly distributed throughout the cake?

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UpAt2am Posted 12 Oct 2009 , 12:34am
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toss them in a bit of flour first til they are lightly coated...keeps them where you put them in the batter icon_smile.gif

kel58 Posted 12 Oct 2009 , 12:41am
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I find the flour works well. I also use the mini chips. I'm not really sure if that would make a difference.

newmansmom2004 Posted 12 Oct 2009 , 12:42am
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Flour or a little bit of your dry cake batter (mix) works, too.

dandelion Posted 12 Oct 2009 , 12:44am
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If you're using a cakemix, adding instant pudding to the batter helps to keep them suspended. Another option is to sprinkle them on top right before baking so they sink to the middle instead of the bottom!

krafty310 Posted 28 Oct 2009 , 4:12pm
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Quick update...I used the mini chips, tossed them in flour and gently folded them into the batter...very gently! and the cake came out great! The chips were perfectly and evenly distributed throughout the cake. Thank you all for your advise. It's greatly appreciated! Karen

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