Need A Good Versatile Scratch Yellow Cake Recipe

Baking By StephanieLynn Updated 11 Sep 2010 , 7:48am by juststarted

StephanieLynn Posted 9 Sep 2010 , 8:16pm
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I need a yellow cake recipe that is good enough to use for wedding and birthday sheet cakes. A recipe that can be changed to white, choc, etc. I have been using the 1-2-3-4 recipe and it seems to fall in the middle and leave the edges of the pan more so than my other recipes. Thanks for any input.

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juststarted Posted 9 Sep 2010 , 8:54pm
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sylvia weinstock's yellow cake is a keeper.

Mom_Of_4 Posted 10 Sep 2010 , 2:10pm
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What happens if you use all purpose flour for this cake instead of the cake flour?

brincess_b Posted 10 Sep 2010 , 2:34pm
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i use victoria or maderia sponge (find on google), easy to make, and easy to change flavours too.

juststarted Posted 10 Sep 2010 , 4:11pm
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I usually use cake flour if the recipe calls for but you can substitute it with taking 2 tablespoon of cornstarch in a cup and fill the rest of the cup with all purpose flour, what you get equals to 1 cup of cake flour.

careylynn Posted 10 Sep 2010 , 4:28pm
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I just read through this thread below yesterday. It took about an hour to do so, but WELL worth it. It gives a ton on insight on cake baking and gives several different variations of a great recipe!!

juststarted Posted 11 Sep 2010 , 7:48am
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Wow! that is one awesome thread careylynn! you're so kind to share it. thanks a lot.

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