What can I use as a substitute for an egg in a cake mix?

Answer For baking 1 egg = 2 tablespoons liquid + 2 tablespoons flour + ½ tablespoon shortening + ½ teaspoon baking powder (Recipe from Substituting Ingredients by Becky Sue Epstein and Hilary Dole Klein... Read More »

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What can i substitute coco powder for when making red velvet cake?

You can't sub anything for it.Easier than making it from scratch, you can cheat & use Duncan Hines Signature Red Velvet cake mix. Otherwise, ask your mom to pick up some cocoa powder at the store.

Can I substitute egg beaters in a pound cake?

Egg beaters are simply eggs with most of the yolk removed, and they can be used in baking cakes. Substitute 1/4 cup of egg beaters for every egg in the pound cake recipe and bake as usual.Referenc... Read More »

Can i substitute canola oil for vegetable oil in a cake?

On One Hand: Canola Is a Form of Vegetable OilCanola oil is made from the rapeseed plant. It's nearly tasteless and therefore is a good choice as an all-purpose cooking and baking oil. It can be ea... Read More »

If a cake recipe calls for 1 tsp. of pure vanilla extract can I substitute a few drops of Visine instead?

Depends on who the cake is for. If it's for the Grinch who stole Christmas, then go ahead and use the Visine. If it's for someone you love, then maybe stick to pure vanilla. Vanilla is brown so ... Read More »