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Old 06-02-2006, 09:04 PM   #1
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Question Help! What can I do to salvage this?

I was sifting together ingredients to make a chocolate cake and misread the directions. Now I have a mixture of 2 1/2c cocoa powder, 1 1/2c cake flour, 3/4c sugar. I was only supposed to use 1 c cocoa powder and leave the rest for the frosting. I hate it when I make stupid mistakes like that.

I obviously can't make the cake with it now. Any way to salvage this mixture so I don't have to throw it away? I was thinking maybe making some sort of chocolate pudding from scratch??


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Old 06-02-2006, 09:26 PM   #2
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Increase the other ingredients and make two cakes instead of one. Then you'll only be 1/4 cup over on the cocoa in each cake.

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Old 06-02-2006, 10:26 PM   #3
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Oh, what a great idea. Never thought of that. Thanks Andy!

I've mentally divorced myself from this cake already so am going to make it from a box and save the mixture for later.
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Old 06-03-2006, 05:56 AM   #4
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You can send me the chocolate cake :) My favorite!!!!
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