steveproxy Posted 30 Oct 2012 , 4:12pm
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Anytime I bake from scratch, my cake always comes out a little dry, i've tried brushing syrup on it but it's still not as moist as I want it to be. Any suggestions?

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saraek Posted 30 Oct 2012 , 4:29pm
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what kind of recipe are you using?

abchambers Posted 30 Oct 2012 , 4:52pm
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I bake from mixes, but I usually add a tablespoon or 2 of mayo and it seems to help (the flavor is not altered at all).

saraek Posted 30 Oct 2012 , 5:11pm
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if you bake from mixes, I would try doctoring the recipe and using buttermilk or sour cream (I use sour cream and get good reviews about the moistness). As for scratch recipes, I'm sure someone will have a similar answer :)

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