Why is my cake uncooked in the middle?
If your cake looks done outside but remains uncooked/gooey in the center, it means that its not completely cooked.
Always insert a skewer in the center of the cake towards the finishing time to see if it comes out clean.
If it doesn’t then cook for few minutes more..
What to do if the cake is not cooked in the middle?
If your cake is not cooking in the middle, then pop it back into the oven and cover tightly in tin foil. The tin foil will trap the heat and help to cook the inside of your cake. Bake for another 10-15 mins checking after 5-7 mins to make sure it’s working.
How do I make sure my cake is cooked in the middle?
Every time you make a cake be sure to test the middle is cooked thoroughly by inserting a skewer and making sure it comes out clean and batter free. You can also test the middle of your sponge is cooked by pressing lightly with your finger – the mixture should spring back if cooked properly.
Can I put an undercooked cake back in the oven?
Unfortunately once a cake has cooled it is not possible to re-bake it. The cake would have to heat all the way through again and the outside parts of the cake would become too dry. Also if the cake has sunk in the centre from being underbaked it will not rise again as the raising agents in the recipe will have expired.
Is it OK to eat undercooked cake?
EATING raw cake mixture, dough or batter could land you with a nasty bout of food poisoning, experts have warned. But while you may worry raw eggs are to blame, you would be wrong! The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned licking the bowl after baking a cake increases your risk of E. coli.
How do I know if my cake is over baked?
There is a way however, to tell if your cake is over cooked. A perfectly cooked cake will pull away from the pan a bit, but an over cooked cake will pull away from the edge of the pan a lot.
What can I do with an undercooked cake?
Here’s a solution: If you find you underbaked your cake soon after removing it from the oven and it’s still hot, pop it back in and bake it at least another 10 to 15 minutes more. Remember to do the doneness test before removing from the oven and cooling.