Originally Posted by Annalisa
I am using a box cake mix for a chocolate cake, but it just says to add water, but I am baking this cake in advance for a christening and am wooried that it will dry up and have heard that oil will keep it moist. How much oil would you use, eg., if the cake mix says to add 250 mls of water would you substitiute half oil and half water. I would appreciate any advise.
I dont have a box of chocolate on hand but I would say at least 1/4 cup of oil or one stick of butter and the water that is says ... Ihave never seen a cake with chocolate that dont say to add oil.. what brand are you using... Since I dont have a box to tell you for sures I would add a stick of butter that I know for sures...