Can I use a round cake tin instead of a loaf tin?
“A 9-inch round cake can be baked in an 8-inch square pan,” says Levy Beranbaum. And “loaf pans and tube pans are a little interchangeable,” says Medrich, “because they are both deep and aren’t wide and expansive, but then you have to compare how much volume they hold.”
How do you adjust cooking times for different size loaf pans?
Just increase the oven temp by 25 degrees F and decrease the bake time by a quarter. In this particular example, since your pan is 1 inch larger, more surface area will be exposed. The liquid in the cake batter will evaporate quicker, which means it will bake faster.
What can you use instead of a loaf tin?
Use a Sheet Pan
Rolls, boules (that’s a round loaf of bread), braided loaves and many soda breads are baked right on a sheet pan—no loaf pan required.
How big is a 1lb loaf tin?
A 1lb Loaf Tin = 450 gram Loaf Tin Size
Generally a 1lb loaf tin might be advertised with (external) measurements of about: 6.5cm deep. 18-21cm long. 10-11cm wide.
What is the best temperature for baking cakes?
Most cakes bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Reducing the temperature to 325 degrees is all you need to do to get a flat-topped cake.
How long should you leave cake in pan after baking?
When a cake is freshly baked, it needs time to set. Keep the cake in its pan and let it cool on a rack for the time the recipe specifies – usually 15-20 minutes – before attempting to remove it. Try not to let it cool completely before removing it.
What is the best size cake tin?
We generally recommend a 25cm/10in tin. Loaf tins A non-stick 900g/2lb loaf tin will work for our loaf cake recipes.
What is the average size cake tin?
The most common sizes of tin are 20cm/8 inches and 23cm/9 inches, though you can get smaller and larger sizes and an 18cm/7 inch tin is not uncommon.