Most new bakers will probably default to thinking that something went awry with their leavening. That could absolutely be the case! There are a couple of ways that your leavening could impact the final cake result.
Your Leavening Was Too Old:
If your leavening doesn’t have enough oomph, it won’t help your cake rise. This could be the problem.
You Used Too Much Leavening:
It seems counterintuitive, but too much leavening can actually cause your cake to fall. This is because the leavening activates too quickly during baking, which causes a turbocharged, too-fast carbon dioxide reaction.
My Cake Sunk in the Middle!
Baking 911: My Cake Sunk in the Middle!
If you’re reading this post, it’s likely because you’ve experienced a particularly sad baking disaster, and you’re trying to figure out why. That particularly sad baking disaster is the phenomenon known as the **whispers** sunken cake. The good news is this: this post will help you troubleshoot what went wrong!
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