the best crack cake
It’s been a touch over a year since I introduced my Crack Cake recipe, and to my amazement, it’s turned out to be the most searched recipe on my platform. A big shoutout to everyone who embraced this delight and spread the word. The reason for its stardom? I believe it’s the mix of delectable taste and simplicity. Trust me, when you whip up this cake, you’re setting yourself up for a win!
The ingredients’ list is what intrigues me the most about this cake. Initially, I was a tad skeptical about how the components would gel together. To my delight, the harmony was just perfect. The inclusion of wine is a cherry on top for me, making my baking session even more enjoyable. Now, addressing the most asked question: “Can the wine be substituted with water?” Absolutely! While you might compromise a bit on the flavor, the moisture remains intact. This holds true for the glaze as well; you might lose a bit of the flavor profile, but the texture remains consistent.
A pro-tip for all the bakers out there: This cake is designed to be incredibly moist. This ensures that you don’t end up with a cake clinging to the pan. If I’m aiming for presentation perfection (especially for guests), I opt for a 1/2 cup. But on a casual day baking for family? A 1/4 cup does the trick. It’s worth experimenting with these quantities to find your sweet spot.
Ingredients Needed for Crack Cake:
1 box Duncan Hines yellow cake mix
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup white sugar
1 box vanilla pudding instant mix
2 teaspoons cinnamon
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup oil
1/2 cup white wine (any kind will do)
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