What Causes The Cake To Shrink At The Top

Decorating By springlakecake Updated 3 Mar 2010 , 7:51am by Cakechick123

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springlakecake Posted 2 Mar 2010 , 7:31pm
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What causes the cake to shrink around the top (more than the bottom)? Does this make sense? So the sides arent perfectly straight, but start to come up at an angle slightly.

The recipe that I used was Sylvia weinstocks classic yellow cake. Everything else turned out beautifully, but I am not sure what caused this.

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Cakechick123 Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 7:51am
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I find that if I bake my caks a little too long, they do that. Maybe drop your baking time a by a few minutes and see if theres a diff?

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