Doctored Dairy Free Duncan Hines???

Baking By bethasd Updated 1 Jun 2011 , 11:09am by bethasd

bethasd Posted 31 May 2011 , 9:00pm
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I need a dairy free recipe for a client. She said Duncan Hines is fine but I need to make it denser so it can handle the weight of fondant. Can this be done by adding more flour or will that make it too dry? Any suggestions?

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QueDeeCakes Posted 31 May 2011 , 9:21pm
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You could do a WASC version of the cake and add:

1 cup of flour
1 cup of sugar
8oz of vegan sour cream (works great)
1 cup of rice milk or soy milk or water
3 eggs
3 tablespoons of oil
1 tablespoon of flavoring/extract

good luck..HTH

Sangriacupcake Posted 31 May 2011 , 10:28pm
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I have relatives with dairy allergies, yet they love red velvet cake, so here's what I do:

1 box DH red velvet cake mix (it's dairy free)
3/4 cup mayo
1 cup water
1 tsp vanilla

It makes the cake rich, moist, and denser than just a straight mix... and the mayo really improves the cake mix flavor. I don't often use fondant, but I did once for my mil's birthday, and it worked just fine.

It also works with their chocolate and yellow cake mixes, which are dairy-free (some DH mixes contain milk products.)

bethasd Posted 1 Jun 2011 , 11:09am
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Perfect! I love both options. THANKS!

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