I expected the two-stage cake to have a more velvety crumb, but I didn’t expect the two cakes to taste so different. This comprehensive post about creating a great cake recipe, 2 sticks (8 oz, 225 g) unsalted butter, room temperature (65°-70°F), 5 large (8 oz, 225 g) eggs room temperature, Preheat the oven to 350°F.

If you’re interested in questions like these I definitely recommend reading through the entire Cake Batter series. Have just discovered my love for baking and want to be able to make whatever people around me demand. Allrecipes has more than 10 trusted cake mix recipes complete with ratings, reviews and mixing tips. What size should the mold be if I want to make it with half the ingredients (one quarter of a pound each)?

The cake is a little lighter than a pound cake. Cake baking strips help keep the cake level. As soon as the flour is added gluten, the protein in the flour that gives baked goods their structure, will start to form. hi, i am making a 4 tier cake and was wondering if i can combine a box of pound cake mix with regular whitecake mix to make the bottom tear more strong and less moist. At the time it seemed a little ridiculous. I’m wondering of baking to get smooth and moist on the surface (no bake and crust).

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. With the mixer running on low, add the eggs in 2 batches, scraping after each addition.

I have had cakes shrink back from the pan a bit as they come out of the oven, or the hump in the middle will settle into a flat top. When I remade the cake following the dump and mix method, it was once again perfect.

Enjoy it with a steamy cup of hot cocoa or a chilled glass of milk.

pan or two 8 or 9 x 2 in. Any solution on that?


I have an oven thermometer. Thanks! Maybe I missed the baking lesson where you explained that! by Hi Eileen, I stumbled upon your website and am so glad that I did. This is the first in a series of 7 “Cake Batter” classes.

Thanks a lot ♡. any other suggestions for replacing eggs? This is an old recipe my mother always fixed. Why is that so? Yummy and easy peanut butter pound cake muffins! This cake freezes well.

I shortened it and it is a favorite of my family. I did what you mentioned about lining just the bottom of the pan and no flour on the sides. Next up: Cake Batter Class #2 will explore how adding salt, flavorings and leavening can improve on the basic pound cake recipe. Butter and flour a 9"x5" loaf pan. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. I got a 4thumbs up from my husband (hands and feet) I have and am learning a lot. The second time I made the recipe, I forgot that it called for that and I basically used the regular creaming method that recipes typically use. We knew we’d never actually mix a pound cake by hand, especially in a pro kitchen. I have posted my “Perfected Pound Cake” recipe in which I add a little milk (you can also use buttermilk). 2 In large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water and oil; beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes. I, at times, make them with success, and then other times (more frequently), they do not come out (the major shrinking). I’m glad you liked the honey pound cake.

I have tried the reverse method before with amazing results.. thank you so much for sharing, I will read about them all. So, yes, it would work for cream cheese or Sour Cream Pound Cake. I know some people use the water from canned chickpeas (aquafaba) to replace egg whites. Hi Jeny, Eggs are a tough one with baking. Not only did we have to use the original “quatre quarts” recipe, we were required to cream the butter and sugar with a wooden spoon, by hand. Anyone can join if they ask. The texture was softer and more tender.

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It's not my favorite pound cake recipe, but it is the original. But with the right support system you can use any cake. A baker can’t just haphazardly change around the ingredients in a recipe and expect a good outcome. I just discovered your site and I think it’s great. S. o lets learn about two cake batter mixing methods. If you want a better pound cake recipe, check out this post.