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Old 05-06-2006, 02:23 PM   #1
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Cakes that call for oil?

Does anyone have any cake recipes that call for oil instead of butter. Thanks.


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Old 05-06-2006, 02:47 PM   #2
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What kind of cake are you looking for, Dina? I have one for a chocolate cake that calls for shortening, but not oil. I have another chocolate that calls for oil that is a mousse filled cake. But, it may have things that you don't have in your pantry. I'm guessing that your needing one that you already have ingredients for and you need to substitute the butter for the oil?

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Old 05-06-2006, 07:23 PM   #3
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Try this one Dina. This is like my recipe, its a wartime recipe it is quick and easy.
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Old 05-06-2006, 07:41 PM   #4
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I have not tried this one yet, but it looked interesting enough for me to copy and put in my "food to try" file.

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Old 05-06-2006, 08:14 PM   #5
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This is a great one
REC - Deep Dark Chocolate Cake
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Old 05-06-2006, 11:14 PM   #6
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Here's one of my favorites!
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It's Apple Butterscotch
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Old 05-07-2006, 04:05 AM   #7
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Most carrot cakes that I know of use oil (probably why they are so moist in combination with the carrots) and there are plenty of delicious recipes out there--especially in southern "style" cookbooks. Hope this helps.
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Old 05-07-2006, 04:53 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by texasgirl
I have another chocolate that calls for oil that is a mousse filled cake
Ooooh. Sounds delicious. Can i have the recipe? :)
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Old 05-07-2006, 09:46 PM   #9
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This is one that came from one of my favorite customers...It's McCommonly good!:

Mrs. McCommons’ Coffee Cake

1 package white cake mix
1 package instant vanilla pudding
1/2 cup oil
4 eggs
12 oz sour cream
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
1 cup nuts; chopped
1 cup powdered sugar
1//4 cup orange juice

Mix cake ingredients in large bowl. Pour 1/2 batter in greased and floured baking pan. Sprinkle 1/2 the filling over batter. Add the rest of the batter. Top with the rest of the filling. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour. Mix together powdered sugar and orange juice. Drizzle over top while cake is still warm
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Old 05-08-2006, 05:57 AM   #10
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Connie, that sounds like the old "Sock it to me cake". I've made it a cajillion times. Wonderful tasting and very moist. Goes in a hurry!

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