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Old 01-26-2010, 07:19 PM   #1
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Question What is the point/purpose of bundt cake

Never thought of this before today, but what is the purpose of baking a cake in a bundt pan...other than that it looks different and that the slices look different when cut?

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Old 01-26-2010, 07:37 PM   #2
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The hole in the center allows the overall cake to bake faster and more evenly than a traditional round cake. It's also a something different and decorative.

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Old 01-27-2010, 12:52 PM   #3
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Thumbs up Bundt cake lover

It's much easier to make a bundt cake than a layer cake. Plus, I like my bundt cakes plain (no frosting).
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Old 01-27-2010, 01:14 PM   #4
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bundt pan is great for zucchini bread
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Also, if you do choose to frost it or glaze, it isn't as rich as a layer cake.
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Many bundt cake recipes can be adapted to sub non-fat or low fat yogurt for the oil/fat. That makes a BIG difference in the fat content. and it turns out so moist and tender.
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It's much easier to make a bundt cake than a layer cake. Plus, I like my bundt cakes plain (no frosting).
Same here. Maybe a light dusting of powder sugar, though, especially on the chocolate ones.

Besides, a bundt cake just plain LOOKS pretty.
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Old 01-28-2010, 06:34 AM   #9
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Why des it have to have a point/purpose? I love the way they look, that's all.
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Old 01-28-2010, 11:49 AM   #10
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I'm one who prefers the edges or crusty part of baked goods. Bundt cakes have more of that than do layer or sheet cakes.
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