(Closed) White cake crumbles easily?

posted 6 years ago in Food
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

I have heard before that white cake tends to be very dry.  I guess omitting the egg yolks makes a difference not only in the color, but the texture of the cake.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

White cake does not have the yolk. Depending on the recipes, it may also use oil or shortening instead of butter. It makes a huge difference in texture and moistness (especially if you are using cake flour, which is very fine)

If you have your heart set on a white cake, you need to buy good butter that isn’t colored yellow (like the French kind) and use buttermilk. 

Yum!

If your friend only uses yellow cake, that will bake more similar.  More like a white pound cake.

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

dry cakes. like white as some have said already.

i like red velvet – very moist and very trendy right now.

also, good old yellow cake is moist and holds well!

Post # 7
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4485 posts
Honey bee

Unless the cake is made improperly so that it is dry, it will not crumble. Also, white cake doesn’t crumble worse than any other flavor.

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