Hi, i tried making this cake. First time round was a faikure. It turned out hard and rubbery. For point number 3 do i mix all together and blend o...

...r are there steps. Also why did my cake look dark?? I would want to make it agsin as the top lsyer tasted really yummy. I know nothing about baking

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hardlikearmour March 17, 2013
Perhaps your baking powder is inactive? Try mixing some with water and see if it foams. Step 3 appears to have to mix everything at once. In step 4, how much mixing did you do? You need to mix enough to help develop some structure to support the rising caused by the air bubbles created by the baking powder. But you don't want to overdo it and create too much gluten.
 
Devina D. March 17, 2013
The glaze tasted nice but not the cake.
 
ZombieCupcake March 17, 2013
Top layer?
 
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