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forthwife Posted 25 Sep 2008 , 2:30am
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Newbie here...trying to learn the lingo. What is WASC? I know MMF is Marshmallow Fondant, RI is royal icing....are there any other abbreviations I should know? Thanks!!!

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Suzies_Sweats-n-Treats Posted 25 Sep 2008 , 3:33am
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WASC = White Almond Sour Cream Cake

Here is a link posted by Lisa in 2005, there are probably a lot more of them now.

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kakeladi Posted 25 Sep 2008 , 2:57pm
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Here is my *original* WASC recipe. The directions were developed for a KA 4 qt mixer:

Kakeladi's *Original* WASC cake
1 pkg white cake mix*
1 cup all purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
generous dash salt*

3 whole eggs
1 cup sour cream*
1 to 1 1/3 cups water
1 Tablespoon flavoring*
*See notes below

Mix dry ingredients in bowl - a whisk is helpful.
Place remaining ingredients in mixer bowl, add about 1/2 the dry ingredients; mix on low about 30 seconds; add remaining dry ingredients; mix about 30 seconds on low then turn to med (high if using hand held mixer) for 2 minutes (I time my beating).

*NOTES: Any cake flavor can be used. Match the flavoring to the cake flavor. For most cakes use a mixture of 1 part vanilla; 1/2 part butter & 1/4 part almond. A 'part' is any measure you care to use: can be teaspoon, Tablespoon, cup, quart etc, etc.
Many people have substituted things like using yogurt instead of sour cream; juice instead of water; and different flavorings.
I often forget the salt icon_sad.gif
I use a Pyrex glass measuring cup for the water, filling it full to the brim so it is more than one cup....
maybe about 1/3 more?
This recipe is in it's original form - nothing changed. Try it as originated icon_smile.gif

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BabyBear3 Posted 25 Sep 2008 , 6:12pm
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if you haven't tried the WASC yet, do! I was pleasantly surprised at how yummy it was!!!!!!

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cylstrial Posted 26 Sep 2008 , 10:29pm
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I'm so glad that you asked this question and that Suzie wrote back. I've been wondering about the lingo myself. I've just been guessing on half of it..but it's great to have!

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snns Posted 28 Sep 2008 , 11:30am
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Can this WASC cake made only from box mix....
I make cakes from scratch..so can some one pls share one such recipe for WASC..


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