I mistakenly baked my Carrot Cake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes as opposed to the correct temperature of 325 degrees for the same amount of time. What will happen? Do I need to throw it away?

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    It won't be poison - have you tried a bite?
    – rfusca
    Mar 17, 2014 at 17:40
  • Cover it in icing to cover it up.
    – NBenatar
    Mar 17, 2014 at 20:07

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It is likely to be quite over-baked, probably quite dry and unpleasant on the outside. It may also develop an unpleasant scorched flavor, especially on the outside.

It will not be unsafe, however.

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