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Home Town: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Living In: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Sandra is asking: (1 answer)
If you are baking a cake in a bread machine that doesn't have a cake setting what cycle would you use?

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Last updated: Dec. 2, 2013 1:06 am
Posted: Jan. 29, 2013 5:17 pm
 
Answered by: MOG (AKA Connie-O)
Jan. 29, 2013 5:51 pm
Do you have a quick bread cycle? That MIGHT work.
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alleycat
Jan. 29, 2013 6:16 pm
WAIT!!!You can bake a cake in a bread machine? Really?!!
 
Jan. 29, 2013 6:21 pm
Not sure you can do that. The bread cycle includes time for the dough to proof (1 or 2 times) before baking.
 
Koriekiss
Jan. 29, 2013 6:45 pm
wow!! learn something new everyday. I googled a bit and it says to put on the mix cycle, than stop it when done and put onto a bake cycle. Wow wow wow
 
What's for dinner, mom?
Jan. 30, 2013 5:59 am
I do not think it would mix well though. Bread dough pulls together unlike batters for cake. You also have to consider overflow, I would check how many cups (of water)the bread machine pan holds compared to a baking pan you might be using if baking in the oven.
 
Karen Scully
Jan. 30, 2013 8:16 am
You won't want to over mix a cake. I would worry about it getting too dry too. If your machine doesn't have the setting I would not use the bread machine.
 
Sandra
Feb. 1, 2013 11:28 pm
Yes you definitely can make cake in a bread maker. I think I used the quick bread cycle but whatever cycle I used the lemon cake tasted delicious.
 
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