Chocolate Cake Mix Recipe Needed

Baking By snazzygem Updated 7 Oct 2010 , 11:53am by jukesbox

snazzygem Posted 7 Oct 2010 , 2:35am
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I am looking for tips to doctor up a chocolate cake mix so it is more firm and dense for decorating and stacking. Thanks for any suggestions!

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jukesbox Posted 7 Oct 2010 , 2:47am
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I usually add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, 8 oz cream cheese, an extra egg, and a stick of melted butter instead of the oil. I also freeze it overnight. It makes a really nice, dense, tasty cake.

snazzygem Posted 7 Oct 2010 , 2:58am
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If I add cream cheese will the cake need to be refrigerated? Thanks!

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jukesbox Posted 7 Oct 2010 , 11:53am
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I don't refrigerate it. I have added the cream cheese in place of the sour cream like in the cake mix extender recipe or the WASC recipe. I stumbled upon it one time when I was trying to doctor up an Aldi's cake mix and ran out of sour cream so I used cream cheese.

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