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Crawling Cake???

Last post Aug 04, 2016 11:53 AM by betty22102 . 9 replies.

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  • Crawling Cake???
    I know that it's a cake that overflows often and to put it on a cookie sheet. My question is can you use any cake mix and any frosting? and how do you make it? I thought I'd like to try to make one. Any help would be appreciated!!! Thank You All
  • RE: Crawling Cake???
    Oh boy! If you type the words crawling cake into the search box at the upper left of your screen, you will come up with tons of variations of the cake. You can use whatever combinations suits your fancy! Good luck!
  • RE: Crawling Cake???
    There are 3 recipe versions of this cake. The debate was whether better to mix by hand or use mixer. Also make sure pan is well greased. I don't remember who posted the first one..

    basic recipe
    Icing in the Cake:
    1 box cake mix
    1 container frosting
    4 eggs
    3/4 c. oil (some have cut this to 1/2 c.)
    1 c. milk

    Mix by hand. Pour into 12 c. Bundt pan (spray it with Baker's Joy OR
    butter and flour the pan). Bake at 350º for 1 hour.
    Bundt pan on a baking sheet, just in case it ran over. But, luckily, no
    trouble. Good luck
    **Some have made this in a 9 x 13 pan with success, but leave in the pan
    and frost.

    KY Kate's Adaptation of Icing in the Cake (Didn’t crawl)
    1 box Duncan Hines Strawberry Cake Mix
    1 container Duncan Hines White Chocolate with Almond Frosting
    4 eggs
    1/3 cups oil
    1 cup water
    1/2 cup flour

    Put everything into mixing bowl and blend on low 1 minute. Then beat on
    medium 2 minutes.

    Pour into 14 cup angel food cake pan that has been heavily greased and
    floured. Only fill pan 2/3 full. Any remaining batter can be put into a
    smaller pan. If the cake isn’t done but has browned enough, put a piece
    of foil over the top.

    Bake 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes.

    Do not test the cake with a cake tester or toothpick if it still looks a
    little moist just below the surface on the top, because it will
    collapse. You will see really tiny bubbles here and there if it isn’t
    done. Hard to explain. Also, if it looks like it is breathing, it isn’t

    Remove and cool about 5 minutes. Turn out onto a cooling rack.
  • RE: Crawling Cake???
    Another posted said she reduced oil to 1/3 c and only uses 3 eggs instead of 4.

    Here is a list of alot of combinations posters have made.
    ome Combinations:
    First listed is cake mix
    Caramel w/coconut pecan icing
    Carrot w/cream cheese icing
    Chocolate. w/ choc cream cheese icing
    Chocolate. w/choc mint icing
    Devils food w/chocolate almond icing
    Devils food w/chocolate malt
    German Chocolate w/coconut pecan icing
    Swiss Chocolate w/fudge icing

    Butter pecan w/cocnut and pecan icing is to die for...
    Butter pecan w/caramel icing
    Lemon w/lemon icing
    Lemon w/cream cheese icing
    Lemon w/ white chocolate almond icing
    Orange Supreme w/vanilla icing
    Orange Supreme w/cream cheese icing
    Pineapple w/cream cheese icing
    Pineapple w/coconut supreme icing
    Pineapple w/coconut pecan icing
    Red Velvet w/cream cheese icing
    Spice w/caramel icing
    Spice w/cream cheese icing
    Strawberry w/cream cheese icing
    Strawberry w/strawberry icing
    Strawberry w/white chocolate almond
    White w/white chocolate almond
    Yellow w/white chocolate almond
    Yellow w/caramel icing
    Yellow w/coconut pecan icing

    white or french vanilla or cherry chip or chocolate cake; jar of chopped
    maraschino cherries in the batter; cherry juice in place of the milk;
    white chocolate almond icing.

    2. orange cake; can of chopped mandarin oranges in the batter; juice
    from can in place of milk; cream cheese icing (sometimes I also add
    crushed pineapple)

  • RE: Crawling Cake???
    oops forgot the recipe.
    My apologies to the person who posted this originally. I left off the name when I saved it. Made this one last week and it was very good.


    1 package Betty Crocker yellow cake mix
    1/2 cup oil
    4 eggs
    1 can (11 ounce) mandarin orange segments, undrained
    1 (16 ounce) Betty Crocker coconut pecan icing

    Preheat oven to 350º. Grease and flour 12 cup tube pan.

    In large mixing bowl blend the mandarin orange segments on low speed to
    chop the segments until small pieces. Add oil and eggs and mix until
    eggs are incorporated into the liquid. Add the cake mix and coconut
    pecan icing and mix about 30 seconds until slightly mixed; finish mixing
    by hand with a wooden spoon. Do not over mix. Pour into a large prepared
    tube pan and bake in preheated oven for 1 hour. Do not open oven door
    until completely baked otherwise this cake would have a tendency to sink
    or fall. Frost with Pineapple topping when completely cooled.

    Pineapple Topping:
    1 can (20oz) crushed pineapple, undrained
    1 package (3.4 oz) Jell-O vanilla instant pudding
    4 ounces Cool Whip (about 1 ½ cups)

    Mix pineapple and pudding (dry). Fold in the Cool Whip.
  • RE: Crawling Cake???
    I haven't had one to overflow, but had a couple to fall while they were cooling. Since I started using the 1/3 c. of oil and adding 1/3 c. flour, they've all been beautiful, with no failures.
  • RE: Crawling Cake???
    My goodness when you ask for help you sure get it!!!LOL Thank you very much thats alot of different combinations!!
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    Here's another bumped one.


  • Re: Crawling Cake???

    Never had one overflow.  Just want to tell you to try it.  Although I haven't made one in a while, these are the BEST cakes.  You'll love it.

  • Re: Crawling Cake???

    Marilla_Cuthbert here posting under mom's account (I haven't been able to log in to mine. I guess it expired. I get a weird error) 

    Anyway, ya'll remember this? Those were fun times!