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Birthday cake ideas, no chocolate or nuts

by NYchowcook 7 days ago

I am baking a birthday cake for a party (to serve with Indonesian-style sweetened oranges) and guests don't eat choco...


maestra commented 17 hours ago

Quick cakes that don't require preplanning

by MmeFleiss 1 month ago

I wanted to make a quick dessert last night while dinner was bubbling away, and I decided to go for the blackberry al...


masha commented 5 days ago

Problems with Passover Sponge Cake

by dmjuli 8 years ago

I usually don't have a problem with my sponge cake, but this time it rose and than sunk in the oven. Same recipe, sa...


mwbwtheoneadonly commented 7 days ago

Baking a Cake - One Pan or Two?

by SallyCinnamon 10 years ago

I have a recipe that says to pour my prepared batter into two 9" round cake pans...if I have a really deep 9" cake pa...


henrysbowl commented 8 days ago

UK bakers - Bird's Custard powder as a sub for instant pudding mix in a cake?

by tacosandbeer 3 years ago

I have a friend here in the UK who is asking me to make a cake recipe that calls for a package of instant vanilla pud...


Foxeyblue commented 9 days ago

Strawberry Cake help...

by porkphat2323 12 days ago

I want to add chopped fresh strawberries to a vanilla cake recipe I have. Would this be okay or do I need to adjust t...

Caitlin McGrath commented 11 days ago

Baking a cake 2 days in advance - freeze or not?

by goldcoastchow 15 days ago

Hi! I'm baking Maida Heatter's queen mother cake for passover and because I'm cooking the whole meal by myself, I hav...


MacaronsInSoNo commented 12 days ago

Is it common for bakeries to use cake mix?

by trolley 4 years ago

i went to a kid birthday party yesterday. when it was cake time, the mom presented a beautifully decorated rainbow ca...


shellpea commented 19 days ago


by UNLUCKYLULU 6 years ago

Hello All, I need to know how to adjust cake recipies so I can use 10" pans instead of 9"- I have tried to make th...


KaBeBakes commented 23 days ago

Easter Bunny Cake DC/VA

by ashagame 28 days ago

Hi! Growing up someone in out family would make cakes in the shape of a bunny for Easter. I don't have those cake sk...


wayne keyser commented 26 days ago

Cake recipe calls for instant vanilla pudding. I don't have any. Is there a substitute?

by xena 10 years ago

I was just about to make a cake using a recipe shared here by renov8r and discovered that I needed a box of instant v...


serik26 commented 28 days ago


by Pineapple099 8 years ago

I'm looking for a good 'Rum Cake' with chocolate icing/frostng if possible? Back in the day 'Fedco' had the BEST R...


bakedwiththemunchies commented 29 days ago

Turning cookie dough into cake batter?

by murphlaw152 4 years ago

I would like to figure out how to turn my favorite cookie recipe into something more like a cake, quick bread, or muf...


MomInMO commented 1 month ago

Blue Cake

by luludat3 1 month ago

I made this cake cake last year I entered this photo of it in Evening standard Competition Sainsburys .Did not win Co...


luludat3 commented 1 month ago

Cake Cutting

by walnut 1 month ago

When you cut cake for slices ,you know when you cut down to bottom to remove slice,well i seen where people bring the...


walnut commented 1 month ago

Help!!! Looking for an old Emeril recipe!!!

by shannon_wv 1 month ago

I used to have the best recipe for an orange cake with macerated strawberries and a white chocolate buttercream frost...


Foxeyblue commented 1 month ago

Cake with ginger preserves?

by NYchowcook 1 month ago

I was given a beautiful jar of fresh ginger preserves and want to bake a cake with it without simply dumping the pres...

Ttrockwood commented 1 month ago

Replacing Oil with Apple Sauce in Cake

by Lotus7 10 years ago

I am going to make Trader Joe's Pumpkin Cake. I'd like to replace the oil with apple sauce. The recipe calls for 1/...


funggwyshur commented 2 months ago

Questions for experienced bakers

by avatar224 2 months ago

New to baking and got the mainstay 3 piece springform pan (8 inch, 9 inch, and 10 inch) set at Walmart. All the pans ...


avatar224 commented 2 months ago

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