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Crusty top pound cake

glebe Dec 25, 2013 08:13 AM

I baked numerous 7-up pound cakes this week all have a crusty top.Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong? The cake is delicious once you cut through the top. Thanks for your help and Merry Christmas! Nannie

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    Hobbert Dec 25, 2013 08:20 AM

    A crusty top is the best part! Maybe place it lower in the oven?

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      MrsJonesey Dec 25, 2013 08:21 AM

      Um, nothing? I like a crusty top. Besides, aren't the tops softening up a day or so later after being in a cake carrier or wrapped up?

      1. Cherylptw Dec 25, 2013 11:42 PM

        Crusty tops are common in some pound cakes. It has to do with sugar and fat.

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          jaykayen Dec 25, 2013 11:48 PM

          They are supposed to.

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            acgold7 Dec 26, 2013 12:15 AM

            If they're too crusty for your liking, just wrap them in plastic and they'll soften right up.

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