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Top 10 Unexpected Cake Ingredients

Saltine Crackers
Enjoy a bit of crunch in your cake.
Enjoy a bit of crunch in your cake.
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Sweet graham crackers are a no-brainer for many cake recipes, but how about the not-so-sweet saltine cracker? Believe it or not, a full sleeve of this salty soup cracker is called for in some cake recipes. The addition of the saltine adds texture, with a nice crunchy element in every bite, and also lends itself to the classic salty-sweet flavor combination.

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