15 mistakes everyone makes when baking a cake

So you're setting out to bake a cake from scratch. Bravo! Maybe you're making a cake to win over your co-workers. Bribery works best where sugar and butter are involved. Or perhaps you've been tasked with bringing dessert to a potluck. Be the hero amid all the bland dips and stale chips. Whatever your reason, you'll want to avoid these common pitfalls.