Question Re. Directions For A Bulk Cake Mix

Decorating By 2muchsugar Updated 11 Aug 2008 , 12:23am by PollyMaggs

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2muchsugar Posted 10 Aug 2008 , 2:29pm
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I normally bake scratch cakes. However, I recently purchased a 50 lb. bag of cake mix from Dawn Foods. Can someone tell me how to read the directions? I know this sounds simple, but it lists 3 "stages" with different amounts of mix and water. I'm not clear on what the stages they refer to commercial mixer sizes? I have a 6 qt. Kitchen Aid and need to convert to a smaller batch.

Can anyone that has used these products before help? THANKS!

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gr8_seamstress Posted 10 Aug 2008 , 5:05pm
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I am not familiar with the bulk instructions. However, I would take the smallest measurements and divide it down from there. Cut it in half as many times as it takes to "fit" your mixer capacity.

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vixterfsu Posted 10 Aug 2008 , 11:09pm
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Call the manufacturer and ask if they have any

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2muchsugar Posted 10 Aug 2008 , 11:59pm
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Thanks, but I have tried contacting them without success. I really like their products, but their customer service definitely leaves something to be desired. I'm at my wit's end icon_smile.gif

Thanks for the suggestions....anyone else use Dawn Food products?

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heatherlikesfood Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 12:18am
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I might be completely off, but from what I remember from my time at the bakery I used to work at, the three stages listed are 3 different ways that the cake cake be made. Stage 1 may be a recipe made with oil, 2 may just be water, etc.

Like I said though, I could be off icon_smile.gif

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PollyMaggs Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 12:23am
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This company sells all Dawn cake batters in the 50 lb bags and if you click on the product you have, it gives the recipe for a regular 2 layer 8" cake. The company is dutch valley foods. If thats not what you need they have an e-mail addy for product info questions.

Hope this helps.

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