Dumb Question...why Did My Boxed Cake Mix Cake

Decorating By MerlotCook Updated 17 Nov 2009 , 11:26pm by totallycaked

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MerlotCook Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 10:58pm
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not rise in the middle? I mixed up the correct way, put it in a 10" round pan with a flower nail in the middle, stuck it in my 325 oven which had preheated for 30 minutes and only the sides rose. I'm lost... I try a boxed mix (my daughter wanted confetti for her birthday) and it flops! Who woulda thought scratch is easier?

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kakeladi Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 11:11pm
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Well for starters are you *sure* your oven temp is correct?
How long did you bake it? Usually for me (at 325 degrees) it takes about 20-30 minutes for that size.
What is the elevation where you live?

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totallycaked Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 11:26pm
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maybe the mix was just bad or old? I would check the box and see if there is a expiration date maybe it just went bad... for sure not your fault!!!! Try again.. and Happy Birthday to your kiddo... sprinkles rock

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