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what do you mean by cake?

asked by peach49 about 4 years ago
4 answers 1245 views
Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 4 years ago

Are you asking about a particular recipe?

added about 4 years ago

yes, on the zucchini bread recipe, the sugar and zucchini amts were listed as cake I bake frequently, and I have not seen this term, or I am just a little slow this AM thanks


hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

added about 4 years ago

I'm certain it should be "cup" not "cake". When you are uploading a recipe the drop down menu has "cake" just above "cup" so it's pretty easy to mess it up. It's definitely happened to me!

added about 4 years ago

I've questioned this too, until I caught on! It's confusing, but once you understand how it happens, you can adjust (and maybe contact the recipe's author asking for an edit, which is easily done).