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Topic: Hi, new here and new to to baking.
bellabites 10/07/2009 11:51 AM
Hi, I am new to this forum and so glad to have found it. I am 33 and just fell in love with baking and decorating. I spent most of my life working and school. Now I am a stay at home mom and finding love in baking. Last night, I made my first homemade yellow cake. I was so excited and it went well but I cooked it to long because the middle took longer to bake. What did I do wrong? I had the oven at 350...should I lower that a bit? The cake was very brown and a tad crunchy on sides. Some help and tips would be so awesome ladies. Thank you in advance!
Jeanne G 10/07/2009 3:19 PM
Welcome to the forums.

You might enjoy having a look at a list of frequently asked questions, here:
http://www.wilton.com/forums/messageview.cfm?catid=8&threadid=126866&FTVAR_MSGDBTABLE=

See questions 20 and 21 for a discussion on getting the center of the cake to bake at the same rate as the outside.
thestones 10/08/2009 7:27 AM
Also, posting in the general information area will help get your question answered quicker.

JMHO,
thestones
candymelt 10/30/2009 5:07 PM
welcome i cant help you