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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...

paulj commented 4 days ago

Will the real, authentic Sticky Toffee Pudding please stand up?

by browniebaker 10 years ago

I've just come back from Christmas week in London and I have lovely memories of a fantastic new year's eve dinner at ...


Harters commented 16 days ago

LAUSD Coffee Cake [split from LA]

by Suebee 9 years ago

[Note: this post was split from the LA board at: -- The Chowhound Team...


skrammy54 commented 20 days ago

Quick cakes that don't require preplanning

by MmeFleiss 2 months ago

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


pavlova commented 22 days ago

Using fresh shredded coconut in coconut cake

by AFMan916 1 year ago

Chowhounders, So my wife has decided she would like me to bake her a coconut cake for Valentine's Day this year. ...


ginao commented 25 days ago

Birthday cake ideas, no chocolate or nuts

by NYchowcook 1 month ago

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

NYchowcook commented 25 days ago

Cake Cookbook

by arp29 29 days ago

I am looking for a recommendation for a cake focused cookbook as a gift for my husband. He has realized that baking r...

alex9179 commented 27 days ago

Tunnel of Fudge Cake

by Emme 11 years ago

Alright, this might seem like a dumb question, but I love the concept of this cake, and have read many recipes for it...


Seasons01 commented 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago

Strawberry Cake help...

by porkphat2323 2 months 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 2 months ago

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

by goldcoastchow 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago

Easter Bunny Cake DC/VA

by ashagame 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago

Blue Cake

by luludat3 2 months 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 2 months ago

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