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All my cakes are too moist to frost easily. How do I make a denser cake?

Jenny - from Royal Oak, MI

Pound cakes are more dense than regular cakes, and usually bake up with a firmer crumb, making them easier to ice. Replacing some of the oil called for in a cake mix with sour cream or yogurt will make a denser cake, also.

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