13 Ways To Ruin a Pound Cake
Avoid these mistakes to ensure you make the perfect pound cake recipe every time.
Mistake: Substituting store brandsPrepare the recipe as directed, and use name-brand ingredients. Store brands of sugar are often more finely ground than name brands, yielding more sugar per cup, which can cause the cake to fall. Store brands of butter may contain more liquid fat, and flours more hard wheat, making the cake heavy.
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