Sour Cream/buttermilk And Shrinking Cakes

Baking By lolobell Updated 26 Mar 2010 , 6:12am by JanH

lolobell Posted 22 Mar 2010 , 2:58pm
post #1 of 2

Hi everyone!

I am making a marble cake recipe that calls for sour cream...i have found throughout time that recipes with sour cream cause my cakes to shrink ... unless it's my imagination!
I was wondering if i could substitute buttermilk for the sour cream to help prevent this?

thanks in advance,

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JanH Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 6:12am
post #2 of 2

It's your imagination. icon_lol.gif
(Or else something not related to the sour cream, at all.)

The WASC doctored cake mix recipe is very popular on CC and on the 'net:

Handy common baking substitutions:

Handy cake troubleshooting charts:


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