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# Does shape of pan affect baking?

## Does shape of pan affect baking?

Even if a pan’s volume is the same, the shape might affect whether you can use all the batter or not. Extra batter can always be baked off as cupcakes, muffins or mini-loaves. You don’t necessarily have to stay within the same shape of pan, though.

## What do you use a 9×13 pan for?

These pans should cover just about any cake or brownie/bar recipe you run across. The challenge for most of us crops up when you have, say, an 8” square pan for brownies, but not a 9”. Or your cake recipe calls for a 9” x 13” pan, but you’d rather use round layer cake pans.

What type of pan is best for baking?

A staple in many restaurant kitchens, carbon steel is pressed from raw, heavy-gauge steel, making it a stronger, more durable option than aluminum. Carbon steel baking pans are ideal for casseroles, cakes, breads, pies, and other desserts.

### Can You bake a pound cake in a 9×13 Pan?

Maybe you’re curious about baking pound cakes in alternate size pans because you want to cut cubes for a dessert kabob or petit fours. Or, maybe you just don’t have a bundt pan or tube pan. Can I Bake a Pound Cake in a 9×13-inch Pan? As bakers, we’re taught that baking is essentially chemistry (in a tasty form).

### How big is an 11×7 baking pan?

Here are the calculations for common square and rectangular pans. Editor’s tip: An 11×7-in. pan is about 2/3 the size of 13×9: (77 / 117 = 65%). Don’t want to make a big 13×9-inch pan? Make a 2/3 batch of the recipe. Alternatively, you can multiply any 11×7 recipe by 1.5 and turn it into a crowd-pleasing 13×9.

How big of a cake pan do I need for a 12 cup cake?

9-inch round: A single standard eight- or nine-inch round cake pan only holds six cups by volume. This means that a 12-cup Bundt recipe will require two cake pans. Another word about baking cakes, I recently discovered bake even strips. They prevent the dome in the middle of your cake.

## Can you cook an angel food cake in a 9×13 Pan?

1. MOVE oven rack to middle position. HEAT oven to 350°–metal or glass pan. 2. BEAT cake mix and water in large (4-quart) glass or metal bowl on low speed 30 seconds; scrape side of bowl. Beat on medium speed 1 minute. Pour intoungreased pan. 3. SPREAD batter evenly in rectangular pan.

## What’s the best recipe for a 13×9 Pan?

You can sprinkle chopped nuts in with the dough pieces before pouring the sauce on and baking. — Diana Kunselman, Rimersburg, Pennsylvania It’s easy to make this ahead in a 13×9 inch pan. It’s filling, perfect for a crowd, and helps busy moms out. —Trista Thinnes, Fort Worth, Texas Everyone loves this grown-up macaroni and cheese.

Maybe you’re curious about baking pound cakes in alternate size pans because you want to cut cubes for a dessert kabob or petit fours. Or, maybe you just don’t have a bundt pan or tube pan. Can I Bake a Pound Cake in a 9×13-inch Pan? As bakers, we’re taught that baking is essentially chemistry (in a tasty form).

1. MOVE oven rack to middle position. HEAT oven to 350°–metal or glass pan. 2. BEAT cake mix and water in large (4-quart) glass or metal bowl on low speed 30 seconds; scrape side of bowl. Beat on medium speed 1 minute. Pour intoungreased pan. 3. SPREAD batter evenly in rectangular pan.

Here are the calculations for common square and rectangular pans. Editor’s tip: An 11×7-in. pan is about 2/3 the size of 13×9: (77 / 117 = 65%). Don’t want to make a big 13×9-inch pan? Make a 2/3 batch of the recipe. Alternatively, you can multiply any 11×7 recipe by 1.5 and turn it into a crowd-pleasing 13×9.