"This cake is called sad cake because the cake looks sad. It actually "falls" during baking and is a flat cake. It may be sad looking, but it is moist, chewy and sweet. It does not need a frosting." — Sandra E.
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biscuit baking mix
2 1/4 cups
packed brown sugar
I have been making this recipe for years-it is great. I sometimes add choc. chips, butterscotch chips and have even added M & M's for the kids. We love it.
I have made this cake with a slight variation in the amounts of the ingredients for several years. You have to cook it by the recipe or until it gets light brown and starts to "crust" on the edges. You can't put a toothpick in the middle and expect it to be clean. This cake continues to set as it cools.
This is a pretty darn good dessert. I guess I would call it more of a recipe for bars than a cake, but it's really tasty.
This is a great cake! My kids loved it, and my Grandma, who doesn't usually eat dessert had 3 pieces.
i have been looking for this recipe for a long time. we used to eat this cake when i was in high school. i made one for my family, it was gone the same evening.thanks for sharing it !
I have made this twice now. It is a
real winner, easy, quick, and everyone
loved it. I cut it into bars like brownies.
OK, something has gone awry. Since first making
this with great success, the last 2 times, it has been a total flop. It did not rise, much less fall, and it was dry and tasteless. I can account for part of the problem, since I did not use chocolate chips that I normally put in, but am wondering if
the baking mix could be outdated?
I am going to try one more time using a fresh box of baking mix and adding the chocolate chips as I hate to abandon a recipe that I previously used with such success.
Baked this today for a small group and got lots of good comments about it. I added 1/2 cup Butterscotch Chips to kick it up a little. Very, moist, gooey and chewy dessert...easy and quick to make.
This is a very good recipe..but my cake wasn't 'sad' it did not fall. In fact it was fluffy and very much like a cake not a flat chewy cookie like I thought. I followed the recipe to a "T" so I don't know what happened?? but I still enjoyed it!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 100
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