jensthemom Posted 27 Jan 2012 , 10:11pm
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Can anyone tell me why the chocolate chips i put into my cakes always drop to the bottom and never bake evenly throughout the cake?

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mbr130 Posted 27 Jan 2012 , 10:24pm
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Toss the chips in a little bit of flour before adding them to the batter.

AnnieCahill Posted 28 Jan 2012 , 12:18am
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Use minis, and just mix them in with the dry ingredients before incorporating the wet.

FromScratchSF Posted 28 Jan 2012 , 12:31am
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You have to have good structure in your cake for any bits of stuff to suspend and not drop. So it depends on how balanced your recipe is.

I also have much better luck with finely chopped chocolate chunks then chocolate chips. I don't know if the jagged edges make them more, er, grip-y in my cake but they suspend really nicely.

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