Cake Recipe Adjustments for High Altitudes

Baking Powder (reduce for each teaspoon in recipe)
    3,000 Feet: Less 1/8 teaspoon
    5,000 Feet: Less 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon
    7,000 Feet: Less 1/4 teaspoon

Sugar (decrease for each cup in recipe)
    3,000 Feet: Less 0 to 1 tablespoon
    5,000 Feet: Less 0 to 2 tablespoons
    7,000 Feet: Less 1 to 3 tablespoons

Liquid (increase for each cup in recipe)
    3,000 Feet: Add 1 to 2 tablespoons
    5,000 Feet: Add 2 to 4 tablespoons
    7,000 Feet: Add 3 to 4 tablespoons

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