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Will this cake be fatal?

I just finished baking a cake. Per instructions, I switched off the oven, cracked the oven door open a bit, and let it cool for about another hour. One problem: I accidentally left the gas on. Now that I have the windows open and fans running, I'd like to concentrate on more pressing issues, namely: can I actually eat this cake? Is it going to have a weird taste? Is it going to miraculously dissipate? Should I feed it to my enemies? Please advise!

asked by epicharis over 3 years ago

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Maedl

Margie is a trusted home cook immersed in German foodways.

added over 3 years ago

Is it burnt? if so, throw it away. If not, you may be able to make crumbs to use as a topping for ice cream or a fruit compote.

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added over 3 years ago

Did you burn it or was the gas on with no flame?? In either case, taste the cake - it won't harm you - and then decide whether to toss or keep it.

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added over 3 years ago

Epilogue: the cake was absolutely delicious and as of 3:14 PM no one has died.

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added over 3 years ago

LOL!!! Thanks for the update, epicharis! (Are you Greek?)

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