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how much cake mix?

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Twinklestar2 Sun 09-Aug-15 16:37:17

I have 24 x 32cm cake tin and I want to make a basic sponge. How much flour, sugar, eggs etc should I use? Doing a practice run cake for my sons b'day next week.

BackforGood Sun 09-Aug-15 20:40:13

Bumping for you, as I'd like to know if there's a 'formula' too.
Also like to know how you know how long to cook a bigger cake for, or if you just have to guess ?

snowaccidentprone Sun 09-Aug-15 20:45:25

I'd go for 6 large eggs.

Weigh them, then use the same quantities of butter, caster sugar and self raising flour. If there's any excess, you could always make some buns or eat the raw mixture (yummy). grin

I think probably cook at 180 for 40 minutes or so.

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