Questions About Eggs And Cake Mix

Baking By mommapaul3 Updated 20 Jan 2010 , 6:54pm by djs328

mommapaul3 Posted 20 Jan 2010 , 6:38pm
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I have two questions:

1. Is there a way to turn a white cake mix into a chocolate cake? I normally make the WASC cake and don't have a chocolate cake mix and don't want to drag my kids to the store to buy one, so could I just add some cocoa powder or melted unsweetened chocolate or chocolate chips? And how much would I need?

2. I only have medium eggs. Do I need to add extra eggs to make up for them not being large?


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JanH Posted 20 Jan 2010 , 6:41pm
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..moving to Recipe Tips & Ideas. icon_smile.gif

djs328 Posted 20 Jan 2010 , 6:54pm
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I think I remember reading somewhere that you can add an extra egg without issue, I personally would use 4 if they're medium (I usually use extra-large)...
About the chocolate cake - I would add some cocoa powder, maybe use chocolate milk for your liquid? That would probably work...I wouldn't wanna drag the kids out either if I didn't have to! icon_smile.gif

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