Problem-Solving Pointers for Foam Cakes
Cake is Heavy and Dense
Oven temperature was too low. Check temperature with an oven thermometer.
Didn't use large eggs.
Ingredients were folded in too vigorously.
Eggs were underbeaten.
There was egg yolk in the egg whites before beating.
Egg whites were beaten in a bowl with a greasy film.
Cake Top has Sunk
Oven temperature was too high. Check temperature with an oven thermometer.
Cake was underbaked.