My First Buttermilk Cake Yay!

Baking By CDrobinson Updated 25 Oct 2010 , 12:28am by CDrobinson

CDrobinson Posted 24 Oct 2010 , 11:00pm
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I am a beginner! So please understand my excitement today as I baked my first fluffy totally edible buttermilk cake! icon_biggrin.gif Now my problem is when I filled my two 8 in round pans the cake came out a little "flatter" than I wanted. The recipe i used called for two pans. it tasted pretty good but I want the cake to be extra fluffy thick and moist. How do you make the cake do that?

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indydebi Posted 24 Oct 2010 , 11:27pm
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can't tell without knowing what recipe you used.

CDrobinson Posted 25 Oct 2010 , 12:28am
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I found this recipe in "The Joy of Cooking"

Buttermilk Layer Cake

2 1/3 Cups of sifted cake flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter
1 1/3 Cups sugar
3 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup buttermilk

Please Help. Thank you

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