Less Dense Wasc Recipe?

Baking By FACSlady Updated 9 Jun 2010 , 11:49pm by BakingBunny

FACSlady Posted 9 Jun 2010 , 11:13pm
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I don't need something dense enough to stack. How can I lighten it up a bit?

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tsc Posted 9 Jun 2010 , 11:29pm
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i was wondering the same thing. my dh says the wasc is too dense for him.

mamawrobin Posted 9 Jun 2010 , 11:33pm
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Originally Posted by FACSlady

I don't need something dense enough to stack. How can I lighten it up a bit?

Stacking has nothing to do with what type of cake you use. It doesn't have to be a "dense" cake for stacking. I've stacked angel food cake before. Cake doesn't support cake your support system supports cake. People make dense cakes more for sculpted cakes NOT because they stack them.

That said...I use kakeladi's "original" WASC recipe. It doesn't have pudding in it like some of the others do and it's my most requested cake. thumbs_up.gif

JohnnyCakes1966 Posted 9 Jun 2010 , 11:36pm
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I think we sometimes say "stacked" when we mean "carved". You do need a dense cake for carving, but not necessarily for stacking.

cheatize Posted 9 Jun 2010 , 11:40pm
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Try SeriousCakes' scratch version. I've made it twice this week using 5 egg whites instead of 4 whole eggs and made sure to cream the shortening and sugar for at least 10 minutes on medium. The scraps don't seem nearly as dense as the box version.

FACSlady Posted 9 Jun 2010 , 11:42pm
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Yes, I mis-spoke. I intended to say carved.

BakingBunny Posted 9 Jun 2010 , 11:49pm
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do you have this recipe?

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