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How do I make my cakes soft and springy?

When I make cakes, they tend to be hard to touch and not springy and soft.How to make cakes soft?Does over mixing harden the cake texture?
Submitted by priyawycliffe

Hello! There are a few different factors that could be causing your cakes to turn out hard. One reason is that your oven may be too hot. Individual ovens (especially older models) can vary, so try baking at a slightly lower temperature next time.


You can also try checking your cake with a toothpick inserted in the middle a few minutes before the recipe says it should be done. If it comes out clean, you are good to go! Overbeating can also cause your baked goods to come out heavy or dense.


You will also want to check the expiration dates on your baking soda and baking powder to make sure they are fresh.


Finally, remember to always bake with room-temperature ingredients, especially eggs and liquids. Hope these tips help!

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how much of vanilla yogurt do i add to a 500g cake mix
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If you want a very soft cake that you'll love just add vanilla yogurt to any cake mix.
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