Why Does Sugar Create A Denser Cake?

Baking By Oriana28 Updated 19 Dec 2015 , 5:11pm by -K8memphis

Oriana28 Posted 19 Dec 2015 , 11:30am
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What is the scientific reason for this? why does adding more sugar to the mix make the cake denser and adding less makes it more light?

Thank You!

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-K8memphis Posted 19 Dec 2015 , 4:38pm
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idk -- i mean who said it does? and which kind of sugar? for example confectioners sugar or turbinado -- light years apart in texture but actually considered a wet ingredient within a cake recipe -- i mean you need to use the right amount for what you are doing --

acquire a book like this for some of the science


there are some real expensive and some older much less expensive ones -- the science is about the same in all of them though

*Last edited by -K8memphis on 19 Dec 2015 , 5:11pm

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