Adding Cake Extender To A Scratch Cake

Decorating By tahoengirl Updated 4 Aug 2008 , 6:14am by JanH

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tahoengirl Posted 4 Aug 2008 , 3:08am
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Can I use the cake extender recipe on a cake made from scratch. I need to make a red velvet cake and I don't want to make two batches.

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snarkybaker Posted 4 Aug 2008 , 3:20am
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melissablack Posted 4 Aug 2008 , 4:09am
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i think you probably have to just double the batch...

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JanH Posted 4 Aug 2008 , 6:14am
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A cake recipe is a balanced formula.
(That's why Baking is a science, and Cooking is an art).

Adding additional ingredients can unbalance the formula resulting in a cake failure.

If you don't want to make a second batch of scratch cake perhaps you'd rather make a doctored box cake recipe.

The WASC cake recipe has many flavor variations:

Doctored RV cake recipes:


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