Vanilla Cake Question

Baking By lilcakebaker Updated 22 Sep 2011 , 5:38am by JanH

lilcakebaker Posted 22 Sep 2011 , 3:38am
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This may seem like an odd question but here goes...I made my first scratch vanilla cake for a 3-D Tow Mater. Now I hate sweets, weird I know but they make me sick whenever I eat them. So I only take a small bite of my cakes when I make them.

So the question is...what kind of texture should a vanilla cake have? Does it have the same texture as a regular white/chocolate cake? This one seems to be really sweet and kind of in between a pound cake and a chocolate cake in its density. It also really has no flavor (to me) is it suppose to be so blah?

Im TRYING to do more totally from scratch cakes, however I have never been known for my abilities in the kitchen and I've only been at this for a little while.

Thanks for helping this silly baker...Ok, I AM being silly because my maiden name was Baker icon_smile.gif

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JanH Posted 22 Sep 2011 , 5:38am
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Vanilla is a flavor not a type of cake.

The type of cake you make will determine the texture, density, etc.

CC member contributed scratch recipes:

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-440803-.html

HTH

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