Using Fresh Fuit In Cake Recipes Help!

Baking By nello Updated 17 Jul 2013 , 8:06pm by MimiFix

nello Posted 17 Jul 2013 , 5:58pm
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when I add fresh fruit to a cake recipe the cake does not bake up as high, why? What can I do to make it bake up at usual when using fruit?  I don't add much liquid to compensate for the moisture in the fruit such as strawberries. thx in advance

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MimiFix Posted 17 Jul 2013 , 8:05pm
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Suggestions: Cut the fruit into smaller pieces.Try adding more flour to offset the added moisture from the fruit.and bake for a few minutes longer than usual. You could also try adding a pinch more of whatever leavening is in the cake. 

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