Possibly Too Much Or No Salt. What Would You Do?

Decorating By lmnissen Updated 12 May 2012 , 8:19pm by BlakesCakes

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lmnissen Posted 12 May 2012 , 2:51pm
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Ugh! I feel like an idiot. I was mixing all the dry ingredients for the WASC cake when I was distracted by a phone call. Now I have no idea if I already added the salt. I can't start all over because I only have one extra box of white cake mix. The recipe calls for 1 1/2 tsp salt, so I don't want to add it if its already in there. 3 tsp would just be too much. What would you do?

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psurrette Posted 12 May 2012 , 3:04pm
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dont add it. just go without it and the cake will be fine

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carmijok Posted 12 May 2012 , 4:19pm
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Taste the batter once you mix it all together. You'll be able to tell then if it needs salt or not.

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BlakesCakes Posted 12 May 2012 , 8:19pm
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I'd go without it.

I added too much salt once--just 50% more--and it was awful. I actually made up another half batch, without salt, and added it to the mix to even it out. I then froze the leftover batter. Worked fine.

Rae

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