I can't figure this out! My cakes ALWAYS fall in the middle. I follow the recipes exactly, I measure or weigh all the ingredients, I use room temperature ingredients, I use large eggs, I use an oven thermometer, I cook the right amount of time, I check for doneness. Usually my cakes are pulling away from the sides of the pan before I take it out of the oven (which is supposedly a sign of overdoneness)...I even bought a new oven hoping it would help. What is a woman to do????
You may be over-mixing. Try mixing one cake by hand and see if that helps.
Thanks! I think the problem might just be over mixing?? I've been reading the links and there is so much information! Thanks for the help!
I always had trouble with the Hershey's Choc. Cake falling. I tried everything and was about to give up, but decided to give it one more shot. I lowered my oven rack by 1 space. It did the trick. I havn't had it fall in the center since then. (I have an electric oven)