Friday, August 7, 2009
Cake fall down, go boom!
I decided to make a chocolate cake. I went with a recipe from the 500 Cakes book I bought a few months back. All was going well.
Isabel insisted I be "Tasha" of the Backyardigans. She colored the mask herself.
I filled the pan with batter and put it in the oven. About 35 minutes later, I smell burning from the oven. The cake was overflowing over the sides and batter had fallen on the hot elements. Great. I overfilled the pan and now I have to clean the oven.
After over an hour, I opened the oven and this happened.
Foom! Implosion. I have never ever had that happen. Weird. I heard people talk about it in cake class, but this was a first. I guess since I overfilled the pan, the center was just not getting cooked. What a waste.