Heeeellllp! Cake-Tastrophy!

Decorating By doublecz1103 Updated 31 Jan 2009 , 5:52am by SpoonfulofSugar

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doublecz1103 Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 5:21am
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It's now 12:20am... I have 2 huge cake orders due this morning and i'm "trying" to finish them... i just didn't have the time to get started early on them because of my job.. ANYWAY.. the simplest cake of all.. an 8x8 square has given me a prob.. its marble.. i popped it out of the pan, cooled it, torted it... and realized the center was alil odd.. so i thought i'd put it back in the oven at 325 for like 10 minutes.. it seems like it worked.. but do i have anything to worry about?? i mean the cake has a lil crustyness on the top now from rebaking.. and i can't remake the batter because i ran out of a few things.. this is a nightmare!

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shannon0407 Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 5:27am
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This might be a little late but I would think your cake should be fine. This has happened to me too. My buttercream softened up the "crusty" parts and it was still yummy!

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dandelion56602 Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 5:36am
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I don't know about now, but in the future if you have a "crusty" top wrap it in saran. Pop it in the freezer for a few hours then take it out, thawing it in the saran. the moisture will stay inside the saran while thawing & it leaves you with a moist cake, top to bottom

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doublecz1103 Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 5:37am
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at this point... thats all i can hope for!! i could just kick myself in the rear for taking on all this!!! but thank you soooooo much for letting me know that yours turned out ok like this..

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SpoonfulofSugar Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 5:52am
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might be too late on this but you can also add simple syrup ....I usually add it to all my cakes ....good luck! I just finished up my Sat orders....but my kitchen what a mess...

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