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Old 03-08-2012, 05:20 PM   #81
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Not having much clue how or why baking ingredients react with one another, I'm a bit timid about experimenting with this cake. Here are two that I thought were successful:

1. substitute one tablespoon with whole milk.
2. melt well three chocolate chips in microwave first.

The latter takes maybe two and a half minutes. Then thoroughly mix. I suppose chocolate syrup would work, too. One should add some guilt to one's pleasures, yes?
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Old 03-08-2012, 05:34 PM   #82
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Not having much clue how or why baking ingredients react with one another, I'm a bit timid about experimenting with this cake. Here are two that I thought were successful:

1. substitute one tablespoon with whole milk.
2. melt well three chocolate chips in microwave first.

The latter takes maybe two and a half minutes. Then thoroughly mix. I suppose chocolate syrup would work, too. One should add some guilt to one's pleasures, yes?
The eggs in the angel food act as the egg for the regular cake mix. This is such a fun cake. I appreciate it because in stead of buying or making a whole cake, we can just mix a one serving when we wish.
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Old 03-08-2012, 05:55 PM   #83
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You might try adding 1/2 teaspoon of cocoa...it enriches the chocolate flavor. The angel food texture is still there but somehow it's not as noticeable.
Ty! will try it :)
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Same here, I also like that it's not too heavy or sweet, there's usually still room for a 3-2-1 cake serving after a dinner.
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I'm sending my mom a bag of the premix, with instructions

It is such a great idea!
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My mom bought a box of white angel food & white butter cake mix, mixed them together in a gallon-size ziploc bag, and then stuffed it in her suitcase to take back to Japan.

I was very worried she would be detained and questioned at Customs.
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I'm sending my mom a bag of the premix, with instructions

It is such a great idea!
Great idea for inexpensive Christmas presents...thanks!
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My mom bought a box of white angel food & white butter cake mix, mixed them together in a gallon-size ziploc bag, and then stuffed it in her suitcase to take back to Japan.

I was very worried she would be detained and questioned at Customs.
Going through customs/security with a large bag of white powder, that could be interesting.
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Great idea for inexpensive Christmas presents...thanks!
Hmm. Hadn't even thought about that! Mason jars with cute covers, with chocolate, white cake mix, with or without chips and nuts...college kids, seniors...

Thanks PF!
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Going through customs/security with a large bag of white powder, that could be interesting.
Make sure you use the cocoa powder.
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