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Old 05-31-2009, 11:29 AM   #1
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HELP Forgot to add Vanilla HELP!!!

I am making a white cake cut into four layers with whipped cream and strawberries on each layer.

I forgot to add the vanilla. Am I hosed? Started second batter and it seems too thick. Did not have anymore cake flour so I used AP sifted six times.

Help? What do I do?

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Old 05-31-2009, 11:47 AM   #2
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The one with no vanilla will be fine...assuming everything else went ok
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Old 05-31-2009, 11:50 AM   #3
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Actually tastes OK

It has cooked enough for me to have pulled a little crumb out of it that will be hidden. Tastes pretty god, but I can tell the vanilla is missing.

Thanks for your help.
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Old 05-31-2009, 12:10 PM   #4
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Add extra vanilla to the whipped cream and you may not miss the flavor in the cake.
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Old 05-31-2009, 12:27 PM   #5
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...Started second batter and it seems too thick. Did not have anymore cake flour so I used AP sifted six times.

Help? What do I do?

Matt

Add a little more liquid to the AP flour batter. AP flour has a higher protein content than cake flour and absorbs more liquid than cake flour. Next time, if you use AP in place of cake flour, use a little less AP flour.
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:07 AM   #6
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I've read that when using AP flour in place of cake flour you should use 1 T. less from each cup.
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