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Old 02-16-2012, 08:44 PM   #51
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3 tablespoons in a micro safe dish in the Bento and almost instant dessert. I think for lunch I will cut it in half.
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:59 AM   #52
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I wonder if you could use this to make a personal pineapple upside down cake?

I am thinking a teaspoon of brown sugar, a teaspoon of butter and a pineapple ring in the bottom of the cup then the 3-2-1 mixture on top.

I may have to put cake mix on the shopping list!
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:46 AM   #53
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Another great idea! Now I'm kind of sorry that I mixed the angel food with a chocolate cake mix. I think next time I'll do a white cake so I have more versatility with add ins.
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:58 AM   #54
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Let's see. I used Betty Crocker Supermoist Butter Pecan and store brand angel food. Comes out nicely light and not too sweet. Rises to three times the amount of rather wet mix and water combination.
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:22 PM   #55
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Pity that we can't share cake mixes. I'd hate to be beholden to just one kind for a long time.
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Old 02-17-2012, 02:11 PM   #56
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Oh Great! Now I have to go all the way back to page one and read the recipe. I skipped it because it seemed too long. I will have to mark this one for future reference so I can come back to all the different ideas.
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:50 PM   #57
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Ohemgee, it works!

Texture with 1 minute is light and airy, more like angel food. I think I'll experiment with an eyedrop or two of oil/butter... I used Betty Crocker. 16oz fat free white angel food mix, and 15.25oz 'super moist' basic yellow butter cake mix. It was okay straight, pretty good with lemon juice. If anyone tries this with either a brownie mix, a dense pound cake mix, maybe even a muffin mix, I'd be interested in a report...

Thanks DC. I've scratched off two of my 2012 Resolutions: to learn how to bake, and to lose some weight.

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Old 02-17-2012, 09:57 PM   #58
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Okay...if you add lime juice to the lemon cake mix...the cake tastes like 7-Up...
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:25 PM   #59
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What would happen if you substituted 7-up for the liquid in the cake mix?

(would it taste like lime juice?)

No, seriously, I'd like an answer. What happens when you use carbonated beverages in cake mixes?

We all know what happens when you pop the top on a beer and shove it up the ... um ... posterior cavity ... of a chicken, then set that on your barbecue. Really, it works good.And you don't need an expensive cooking tool to keep the chicken standing.
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:51 PM   #60
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I don't keep sodas on hand, I do keep Lime juice. I'm not sure what the reaction of the baking powder in the mix would do with the carbonation of the soda. Let me check, I have some carbonated waters...
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