Why does my cake rise more in the center?

Dharini Chandrasekaran
  • Why does my cake rise more in the center? Dharini Chandrasekaran

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    I recently started baking and my cakes always seem to rise more in the center, creating a sort of bump. It has never come out flat, though otherwise the cake seems to taste fine.

    This happens with regular cakes and vegan cakes with no eggs/milk. Am I not pouring the mixture correctly or is it something to do with my oven?

    This causes a problem when I try to make layer cakes or some decorative frosting as the cake is convex rather than flat.

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