This was remarkable, as I really had to bang the pans to get the cake out. One of my layers almost came apart. After regaining a semblance of my sanity, I went ahead and constructed the cake, making sure to even out the sides a bit. I got high scores for flavor with this one. My tip: ALWAYS use butter for everything, even when it says you can use margarine. I'm from Wisconsin - it just wouldn't be right without butter.