Cake Craters

Decorating By mindy1204 Updated 22 Aug 2009 , 4:23am by sweetcakes

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mindy1204 Posted 21 Aug 2009 , 1:56am
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ARGGH... chocolate cake is my enemy.. Can you please look at these cakes and tell me why they cracked... They are in my photos...

I can level them so it wont be a big deal but I have to know...


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JanH Posted 21 Aug 2009 , 3:28am
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There are several possible answers... However, incorrect mixing (under or over) is one of the main reasons for most cake failures - so I'd say over mixing. icon_sad.gif

For other causes, you'd might like to check out these handy cake troubleshooting charts:
(Such as too high oven temp.)


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sweetcakes Posted 22 Aug 2009 , 4:23am
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mine used to do that too, until i left some of the batter out, just one or two cupcakes worth, so i say theres too much batter in the pan.

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