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Eggs are a tenderizer, moistener, and leavener in cakes. They give the cakes volume, air, and they hold it together so it doesn't fall apart.
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Why do you use egg when baking cakes?

Eggs add moisture to a cake and also act as the main ingredient that helps to hold the cake together in its shape while it is baked.

What happens if cake is baked using only egg whites?

If you've followed the recipe using egg whites instead of whole eggs, the difference should be that you have a white cake instead of a yellow cake. When using a recipe calling

How does the number of eggs used in a cake affects how it rises?

Yes the number of eggs you put in a cake affects how it rises. It depends on the number of eggs you put in the cake. When you put in less than the regular number of eggs, the

What can be used as a substitute for eggs when making a cake?

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Why do you use eggs in cakes?

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Can mayonnaise be used as an egg substitute in a cake recipe?

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What size eggs should be used to bake cakes?

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What do you use if your 1 egg short in a box cake mix?

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What will happen if i don't use eggs in cake?

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What can you use to bake a cake instead of eggs?

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What happens when you use too many eggs in a cake?

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