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every time I make a chocoate cake from scratch, it flows over the pan...a lot. Why does this happen when I put equal amounts in each pan?

Michelle - from Aliso Viejo, CA

What size cake pans are you using? No matter what size or shape, make sure that you are filling your cake pans no more than 2/3 full with batter. 2/3 is the magic number for getting the cake to rise just the right amount.


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