Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being caky.

Etymologies

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caky +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Old-school tactics included blending up tofu to replace eggs, which in some recipes contributed to the "cakiness" that characterized primitive vegan pastry, says Ms. Moskowitz, 38, who now lives in Omaha.

    Is That Cupcake Vegan or Just Butter- and Egg-Free?

  • I have freckles and find it very difficult to cover them without cakiness.

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  • A pancake has more flour and less egg and includes a chemical leavener and sometimes butter, which adds to the cakiness.

    Ratio

  • If you want more rise and cakiness, you can double the amount of eggs.

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  • But alas, there was a distinct lack of cakiness, and an abundance of soupiness.

    The sweet temptations of Heidelberg

  • We loved the crisp seashell side coupled with the light cakiness.

    A New Pan and Madeleines

  • Because of the level of coverage, the loose and pressed formulas stand in for liquid foundation and powder, actually covering and calming redness all at once, without the buildup or cakiness of creme-to-powder foundations.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • I would have added more sugar if I wanted to try for more cakiness from this recipe.

    Chai Latte Muffins | Baking Bites

  • I liked the idea of chilling the dough before baking, and the method of melting the butter, rather than creaming it with the sugar suggested a reduction in puffy cakiness.

    The Research Project: CCCs No. 3

  • I think a smaller amount of butter may reduce crispiness, but hopefully not create too much cakiness.

    Archive 2005-09-01

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