Cake More Like Brownies?

Decorating By es329 Updated 19 Oct 2013 , 10:07am by lindseyjhills

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es329 Posted 11 Sep 2013 , 1:29pm
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AI made a red velvet cake from a recipe on divascancook and it turned more like brownies than a cake! What could have caused that? It's still got a good taste. I'm debating on whether I should call it red velvet cake or red velvet brownies though. Haha

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christ00 Posted 19 Oct 2013 , 7:42am
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Your red velvet cake turns into brownies, serious problem:grin:. I think it has to be baked till 5 minutes, you may be baked it longer.  That's why it turns into brownies. It taste good, brownies are really delicious. It is better to call it red velvet brownies.:) 

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lindseyjhills Posted 19 Oct 2013 , 10:07am
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AYou'll usually get a brownie texture if your weight ratio of sugar is higher than your weight ratio of flour. I googled the divascancook recipe, and the one I found does indeed have a higher ratio of sugar to flour. Although there are 2 cups of each, 2 cups of flour and 2 cups of sugar are not equal in terms of weight. 2 cups of sugar weigh approximately 400g. 2 cups of flour weigh approximately 255g.

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