I've just sold my kitchen aid stand mixer before I move - is is possible to cream butter and sugar in a food processor?
Monita is a Recipe Tester for Food52
You can do it by hand if the butter is really soft
I've made several cakes in a food processor. Instead of creaming the butter and sugar, I've whizzed the eggs and sugar, then added soft butter, then the dry ingredients. It has worked well for pound cakes and carrot cakes which I always make in the processor.
Margie is a trusted home cook immersed in German foodways.
Food processors don't beat air into batter the way a mixer does, so the cake is likely to be heavier and denser.
June is a trusted source on General Cooking.
Plevee's suggestion will work. You can make cakes very successfully in the food processor, but not the same way you'd do it with a mixer. Eggs and sugar first, then soft butter.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Consider this tomorrow's one-pan breakfast
Here's Breakfast Tomorrow
Lemony, Garlicky Sardines
One-Bowl Genius Macaroons
Make Tonight For Dinner All Week
2-Ingredient Cola Cocktail
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.
(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)