Why does my bundt cake fall in the middle?
My bundt cake I make always falls some is this normal, I have gotten a gram scale to make sure that I am not using too much flour, and my baking powder is new and I make sure to not over mix the cake not sure what else to do.
From the editor:
There are several reasons a cake can fall after baking and it you have already addressed some of those by measuring the ingredients accurately and ensuring the freshness of ingredients.
One other of the major reasons why a cake can fall is the oven temperature. If it's either too low or too high this can affect the baking adversely. The easiest way to ensure this doesn't happen, is to check the temperature with an oven thermometer, available very inexpensively from most hardware stores. Pre heat the oven to the recommended temperature with the thermometer inside and make any adjustments until the thermometer reads the correct temperature.
Now let the oven sit at that temperature for 15 minutes or so before placing the cake pan inside. Don't open the oven to test the cake until at least 3/4 of the recommended baking time has elapsed and don't jostle the cake pan while checking if the cake is done.
Hopefully these tips will help you ensure no more falling bundt cakes.
Click here to post comments.
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How?
Simply click here to return to Questions About Decorating a Cake.
looking for something in particular?
If you want to find something in a hurry? No Problem. Find the answers you need here:
still have questions?
If you still have any questions about baking, assembling or decorating a cake, ask them here!
keep the excitement going
Never be short of a great cake idea at a moment's notice.
Sign up for the "Too Nice To Slice" newsletter and get fantastic
insider tips, tricks and out of the box cake decorating ideas delivered
right to your inbox.
share the love
If you like what you see, why not share this site with your friends? There's always something new baking around here.