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Tip: How to make a moist Cake

The last few weeks I received a lot of e-mail asking me "how can I make my cake moist?" The  number one mistake, that most of the people make is over mix their batter! Or they overcooked there cake. NO wonder that they get a very dry cake! Bleh!!!
But if you aren’t  overcooking or mixing too much, there are a few tips that I can give you to make a moist cake!

1.The most important thing is to not overcook the cake or cupcakes.  Bake according to the recipe but check for doneness the last 5-10 minutes before scheduled.  You know it’s done when a toothpick in the center comes out with just a few cake crumbs attached or the cake springs back when pressed in the center. 

2.Sour cream  for moistness.  You can also add applesauce to increase moistness.  Be careful though, dumping in gobs of moistening agents often leads to little more than a soggy, wet mess.  Don’t confuse "moist" with "wet.

3.Egg whites can dry out a cake, so baking experts recommend using just the egg…