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Cakes falling

cakes falling

Dear Unhappy Cake Baker, It's annoying to go to all the work of making a cake, anticipating a special treat and then have it fall! Perhaps it's some comfort to.
However over-mixing in this way strengthens the gluten structures too much and creates more air which causes the cake to rise and then fall.
Oven Temperature -- an oven that isn't properly calibrated and runs either too hot or too cold, could easily make for a falling cake. If possible. Several precautionary measures can help stop your cakes from dropping. ALSO LIKE. How to Keep a Carrot Cake From Falling in the Middle.
First we should consider what it is that makes cake rise- air. As the cake cooks, air bubbles are formed and existing air bubbles expand, as any substance does.
However over-mixing in this way strengthens the gluten structures too much and creates more air which causes the cake to rise and then fall.

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