What To Add To Store Bought Cake Mix To Make It More Sturdy?

Baking By Pilla10 Updated 16 Mar 2010 , 1:01pm by rene1976

Pilla10 Posted 2 Mar 2010 , 5:04pm
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All the cakes I've made in the past, i've used the store bought cake mix. And i've discovered that sometimes the cake is almost too soft, and when a decorate and put fondant of the cake, the cake seems to not be able to hold it too well. So I was wondering if anyone had any ideas to what i can add to the cake mix. I've heard of "doctoring" a recipe, like adding sour cream, but i'm not sre how much to add. Any ideas?

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Jenny0730 Posted 2 Mar 2010 , 11:16pm
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I just started making cakes and used the durable cake recipe that I found in the recipe section of this site. It was really easy and it tastes great. Just use "durable cake" as your search word and it will pop right up.

Pilla10 Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 5:18pm
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Thank you Jenny0730,
I looked up the recipe and it seems super easy and the reviews it got were great. I'm definitely going to try this recipe soon. Thank again icon_biggrin.gif

rene1976 Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 1:01pm
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Is that the great and simple white chocolate cake recipe? Cuz that one is fantastic!!! I sub white choc. pudding with vanilla

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