Altering Cake Recipe With Fruits?

Baking By dolphincake Updated 4 Jun 2011 , 3:15am by CalhounsCakery

dolphincake Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 7:53pm
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I was wondering if I add some fresh strawberry jelly I'm making to a cake recipe if it would change and maybe not even bake correctly. Any suggestions?

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Marianna46 Posted 4 Jun 2011 , 1:02am
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You would probably need to adjust the sugar in the cake recipe downward, but I don't know if you'd need to make any other changes.

AmysCakesNCandies Posted 4 Jun 2011 , 1:51am
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If it is a high moisture item ( say if it is more syrup like than jam like) you would need to reduce other moisture in the cake (milk, water, etc) and I agree with Marianna, definately reduce the sugar.

CalhounsCakery Posted 4 Jun 2011 , 3:15am
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I like to puree fruit, and reduce the amount of milk I use, by the amount of puree I have. Comes out delicious!

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