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Posted by heartsy (My Page) on
Sat, May 30, 09 at 22:03

I want to take a pound cake recipe and put it in two 5X9 loaf pans. It is a large amount of batter and the last time I made it, the batter ran over the side of the pan. If I put it in loaf pans, can I bake two at one time. How do I adjust the heat and timing. Thanks for your help.

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RE: LOOKING for: Advice: Chaning size of pans for cake

It shouldn't be a problem. My mother always made her pound cakes in loaf pans rather than a tube pan. She always froze the second one for later.

You may not need to change much in terms of baking. Just check carefully for doneness with a toothpick, cake tester or piece of spaghetti (uncooked).

Here's an interesting table on pan conversions.

Here is a link that might be useful: Baking pan conversions

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