How to Make a Moist Cake

You love to bake but your cakes are always dense and dry. Don’t fret, here are some tips for additional steps to take or ingredients to add to your favorite recipe to enhance your cake and make it moist and delicious:

  • Add one box of instant pudding mix to your recipe’s dry ingredients and stir. Pudding provides stability to the ingredients and changes the texture of the cake to make it smooth and moist
  • Separate the white from the yolk of one egg included in the recipe. Discard the white and add only the yolk to the batter. This step is necessary for only one egg, regardless of how many are used in the recipe
  • Add an extra 1/3 cup vegetable oil to the batter and stir. Vegetable oil reduces the production of gluten in flour. Too much gluten in a cake will cause it to be sticky rather than moist
  • Use real butter in place of margarine, even if the recipe calls for it. The fat in butter that helps to hold the cake together and moisten it
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