My Cake Won't Cook Properly

Decorating By dmycxo Updated 3 Apr 2013 , 2:07pm by Norasmom

dmycxo Posted 3 Apr 2013 , 1:50pm
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AHey everyone! New to the group, but was looking for some help! Recently I can't seem to get my cakes to cook properly! I haven't changed the mixture or anything! Have tried cooking them at 140 and 160 and 180 too! My mixture is 150 butter sugar and sr flour and 3 eggs and I just double etc to make a mixture suited to fit the tin! Don't know what to do? As if I keep them in the oven they are going rock solid but If I take them out they won't have cooked through the middle? Any help you could give to try out? Thanks xx

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Norasmom Posted 3 Apr 2013 , 2:07pm
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Put an inverted metal flower nail in the middle of the batter before you cook the cake.  Also, try bake-even strips.  (or wrap a cut-up damp towel pinned around the sides of the pan.)  Works like a charm to even out the heat.  It's getting too hot on the outside and not hitting the inside.

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