4 Tips for Baking the Perfect Chocolate Cake

20992222_sIf baking in glass, be sure to lower the oven temperature by 25 degrees.

The cake batter should always fill the pan by at least 1/2 and not more than 2/3 unless instructed otherwise.

For crumb-free slices, run your knife under hot water and dry it before cutting into the cake.

To lower fat and calories in your cake, replace half of the oil with applesauce or yogurt. This will add moisture without adding fat.