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Cake Always Falls

jcattles | Feb 13, 2009 06:09 PM

Every time I make a cake from scratch it falls. Every. Freaking. Time. I follow the directions to a tee and still. I'm so frustrated. I was baking a cake for my daughter's b-day. The side set up first and the center collapsed. I don't even think I can salvage it. The cake isn't more than a 1/2 thick in the center. I'm going to need a ton of frosting to make it look good, but the cake to frosting ratio is going to be way off. Thanks for letting me vent. If anyone has any ideas, I'd love to hear them. Right now I'm so pissed I want to just throw it away. Maybe tomorrow I can tackle it with a clear head. It's been a very long week.
BTW: I live at 7200 feet above sea level, I used a 9x13x2 glass pyrex pan (even though they fall no matter what I bake in). I baked it at 350 degrees (convection) for about 25 min or so. Anything else?

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