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Every time I make a 9 x 13 sheet cake with a box of cake mix, the texture and taste are fine, but it doesn't rise high enough. What's wrong?

Robyn - from Houston, TX

For the cake to bake up and completely fill a 9 x 13 sheet cake pan, you will need to use 7 cups of cake batter. Most mixes make only about 5 cups batter. To make enough to fill your pan, I suggest you make up two boxes of mix, then measure 7 cups batter into the pan. Use the leftover to make smaller cake layers or cupcakes – they can be frozen for use at a later time!


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