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Creative ways to reuse your cake batter

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Ever made a cake batter and it was too much for your cake?
Well don’t worry or dispose it away. Here are some creative ways to reuse the leftover batter and avoid wastage. Try out this interesting delicacies and give your palate a twist.

1. Cake pops

Roll small portions of cake batter into balls, insert a lollipop stick into each one, and dip them in melted chocolate or icing. Decorate with sprinkles, nuts, or shredded coconut for cake pops. Bake these balls and enjoy.

2. Cupcakes

Use the leftover batter to make cupcakes. Simply fill cupcake liners with the batter and bake them to perfection.

3. Mini cakes

Pour the batter into mini cake molds or muffin tins to create miniature cakes. These can be decorated individually or used as a base for other desserts.

4. Pancakes or Waffles

Cake batter can be used to make sweet pancakes or waffles. Add a little extra liquid such as milk or yogurt to adjust the consistency if needed, and cook as you would regular pancakes or waffles.

5. Sweet fritters

Turn the batter into fritters by incorporating fruits like apples or berries. Drop spoonful of batter into hot oil and fry until golden brown. Dust with powdered sugar for a sweet touch.

6. Dessert Crepes

Thin out the batter with some milk to make it pourable, and use it to make dessert crepes. Fill the crepes with your favorite fillings, such as whipped cream, Nutella, fruits, or ice cream.

7. Muffins

Transform the cake batter into muffins by adding in additional ingredients like chocolate chips, nuts, or dried fruit. Spoon the batter into muffin cups and bake until they’re golden and a toothpick comes out clean when inserted.

8. Trifle

Bake a thin layer of cake using the leftover batter, then cut it into cubes and layer it in a trifle dish with whipped cream, fruit, and other toppings to make a cake trifle.

9. Cake parfait

Layer small portions of cake batter with yogurt, fruits, and granola to create a cake parfait. This is a great breakfast or dessert option.