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Super Moist Cake..?

Can I add something extra to a cake mix to make it extra moist?

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Asked by ABryn1011 at 3:05 PM on Oct. 8, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Add a box of instant pudding mix. It makes it sooooo moist and yummy!

    Answer by Nathskitten at 3:17 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Add two cups of milk (instead of water), 2 additional eggs, and a box of instant pudding mix. Yummo!

    Answer by ktok2009 at 3:36 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Check out the Cake Mix Doctor books. She's got some awesome recipes for box cake fixes.

    Answer by ktok2009 at 3:37 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Use sour cream, not light or fat free, instead of the oil or butter called for in the directions.

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 4:08 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • You can also substitute sour cream, whipping cream, or milk for the water in the recipe and leave the butter or oil.

    Answer by ktok2009 at 4:13 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Fat makes cakes moist. Proteins help hold the moisture in and keep it well distributed. So cream cheese, sour cream, yogurt, heavy cream, and egg yolks will all help keep a cake moist.

    Also! Don't over bake!

    Answer by ecodani at 4:40 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • My favorite cake from a cake mix.....stays really soft and moist for days!!!

    Delicious Cake

    1 box yellow cake mix
    1 small box instant vanilla pudding
    4 eggs
    1 cup sour cream
    1/2 cup oil
    1/2 cup water

    cinnamon sugar

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a bundt pan
    Mix all ingredients but cinnamon sugar with mixer. Spread half of the batter in bundt pan, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, spread remaining batter over cinnamon sugar. Bake for 40-50 min. or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool slightly, invert onto serving plate.

    Now.....leave out the cinnamon sugar, and you can use any flavor cake mix and pudding, and make this as a regular cake. REALLY moist and delicious!! You can also replace the sour cream with canned pumpkin, use a spice cake mix, and delicious easy autumn cake!!

    Answer by ohwrite at 4:43 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • We make cakes with a can of soda- match the colors of the cake and soda. Super easy, and it stays really moist- dh calls it squishy cake when we feed it to people!

    Answer by preacherskid at 5:07 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Make it from scratch...

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:56 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Sometimes, it's just not worth the trouble to make it from scratch.

    Answer by ktok2009 at 8:40 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

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