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I am making the cake recipe inside. I am wondering if I can sub plain yogurt for the sour cream and get the effect? Thanks as always!

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Last updated: Feb. 1, 2013 11:46 am
Posted: Feb. 1, 2013 8:40 am
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White Almond Wedding Cake

Submitted by: CUPYCAKESMURF 
Home Town: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Start with a white cake mix, and add sour cream and almond flavoring to make a quick, moist cake that's ready for your decorating touches. 
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Feb. 1, 2013 8:40 am
Feb. 1, 2013 8:49 am
I haven't tried it, but I'd think it'd work.
Feb. 1, 2013 8:59 am
As long as it is not fat free it should be fine.
Feb. 1, 2013 9:01 am
it will probably work. If you have the time, you might put a coffee filter into a sieve and then put the the yogurt in and let it sit over a bowl. Some of the liquid should drain making it thicker like sour cream or Greek yogurt. But if you don't have time or don't want to, just throw it in - it'll be fine and maybe even moister.
Feb. 1, 2013 9:05 am
Thank you! I just put the cake in the oven so we will see. It is for a bunch of 8 year old boys, so I don't think they will mind either way.
Feb. 1, 2013 9:59 am
You absolutely can. I have used plain Greek yogurt and it came out beautifully.
Feb. 1, 2013 10:24 am
i use yogurt in place of sc alot- i do as janet says-- works great
Feb. 1, 2013 11:46 am
I almost always use vanilla yogurt(low fat/Aldi's brand) in place of sour cream in this. Comes out perfect every time!
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