Chemical After Taste

Decorating By juststarted Updated 13 Sep 2010 , 9:45pm by AnnieCahill

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juststarted Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 8:51pm
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I got the new baking powder (Magic baking powder by Kraft foods)and cake flour (Robin hood cake & pastry flour) at the same time and ever since all my cakes has a pretty strong chemical after taste and it is the strongest in the peanut butter cake I made most recently. Any idea which one is the culprit? Or is it my taste bud that didn't like the taste of cake flour? did it happen to anyone else?

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AnnieCahill Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 9:45pm
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My guess would be the baking powder. I don't know what could be in cake flour that would make it taste like chemicals, unless it's the bleached kind. I use Rumford brand baking powder and Soft As Silk cake flour and I've never had any issues with those.

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