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Chestnut Kiwi Cake recipe question? Need liquid?


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Chestnut Kiwi Cake recipe question? Need liquid?

noonie23 | Dec 14, 2010 05:56 PM

I know it sounds crazy, but I am making a Chestnut Kiwi Cake. I am using the recipe on the back of the chestnut bag and I question the ingredients. I have mixed all the ingredients for the cake part and it is very dry. Does anyone have experience with baking and know whether this would come out correct?

2 cups sugar
2 eggs slightly beaten
4 kiwi mashed
2t baking soda
2 cups flour
1 t vanilla
1 cup chestnuts cooked and chopped

And then it says to pour it into a 13 x 9 pan and bake for 36 minutes. There is no liquid! Seems like there should be milk or oil or something. The batter is slightly moist, but obviously can't be "poured". Any thoughts? There is a topping with cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla and more chestnuts, but that isn't supposed to be put together until the cake comes out. Ugh. I am just not a baker, but this doesn't seem right.

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