Originally Posted by cmgary
Sorry I didn't provide enough details before. So here goes...I have two recipes that I use that are pretty basic:
Sour Cream Chocolate Cake that has baking cocoa dissolved in boiling water first before adding to the mixer, butter, sugar, 4 eggs, vanilla, 3 cups cake flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and 1 cup sour cream. Baked at 350 but I turn my oven back to 325 whenever my recipe calls for 350 and then bake for 30-35 minutes and I usually bake for about 32-33 minutes.
Golden yellow cake that has 3 cups sifted cake flour, baking powder, salt, butter, sugar, 2 eggs, vanilla and milk. Baked at 350, which again I turn my oven back to 325 for 30-35 minutes and I again usually bake for 32-33 minutes.
I take out let cool in pan for 10 minutes, remove from pan then immediately wrap in saran wrap while it's still warm to keep moist. I never refrigerate my cakes as I am not cooking them ahead of time, nor do I freeze them.
I keep them wrapped until I am ready to decorate. Once decorated they are kept in a sealed cake container.
I am completely stumped on why they are drying out......please help!!!!!!