# Cake baking times by pan size

## How do you calculate baking time when changing pan size?

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.

## How long do you bake a 6 inch by 3 inch cake?

Set your oven at 350 degrees and bake your cake for approximately 30-35 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. How much cake batter will I need? This pan will use 3 cups of batter.

## What size pan equals a 9×13?

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An 8” square pan and 9” round pan can be used interchangeably for cake and bar recipes. A recipe written for a 9” x 13” pan can also be made in two 9” round pans; one 9” round and one 8” round, or two 8” round pans.

## Can I use 2 8×8 instead of 9×13?

The area of a 9×13 pan is 117 square inches. The area of a 8×8 pan on the other hand, is 64 square inches, or close to half that of a 9×13 pan. This means you can scale a recipe down from a 9×13 pan to an 8×8 pan by simply halving the recipe. Conversely, to go from a 8×8 pan to a 9×13 pan, you double the recipe.

## Can I use a 9 pan instead of 8?

Think about whether the recipe should even be changed.

The batter is not finicky, and because you’re not worried about them rising much, you can easily use a 9-inch pan instead of an 8-inch or vice versa.

## Can I use 8-inch cake pan instead of 9?

`If the pan is too big, the sides shield the batter and slow down the baking,` says Levy Beranbaum, explaining that the resulting cake will be drier and paler than intended. … `A 9-inch round cake can be baked in an 8-inch square pan,` says Levy Beranbaum.

## How long to bake a cake in a deep pan?

https://www.craftybaking.com/learn/baked-goods/wedding-cakes/charts/baking-time-and-batter-amounts-three-inch-deep-pans

## How big is a 6 round cake?

Here’s a cheat sheet for the most common round cake pan sizes: Area of a 6-inch round pan: 29 in. Area of an 8-inch round pan: 51 in.

## How much batter do you put in an 8 inch pan?

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## Does the depth of a cake tin matter?

Not only will the extra depth benefit any cake (more on that below), it makes the pan more versatile, so it can be used in a broader range of recipes and take the place of many specialty pans.

## How much cake batter do I need for a 9-inch round pan?

A 9-inch round cake pan is 63.5 square inches/holds 8 cups of batter.

## What is the most common cake pan size?

1. A 9×13-Inch Baking Pan. The standard pan size, this versatile pan typically holds about three quarts. You can also convert almost any basic cake or cupcake recipe into a 9×13 pan with no major adjustments.

## What is an 8×8 pan doubled?

The area of an 8×8 is 64, so doubled is 128.

## Can I use 9×13 instead of 9×9?

In general, the 13-by-9-inch cake will take about 5 to 10 minutes less than the 9-inch layers. To be safe, start checking about 15 minutes before the time in the original recipe. Cupcakes usually take about half as long as a 9-inch round cake.

## Can I use a 9-inch springform pan instead of a 10 inch?

Any 9-inch cheesecake recipe can be adjusted for a 10-inch pan. Because dense, creamy cheesecakes can be easily damaged by inverting them onto cooling racks or plates, they require special two-piece springform pans with removable sides.

## Can I use a larger cake tin?

Unfortunately it is not ideal to use a cake tin which differs in size from the tin specified in the recipe. A different sized tin will affect the baking time of the cake and also the depth of the finished cake.

## How long do you bake a 8 inch round cake?

Most eight-inch round cakes will bake approximately 1.29 minutes per ounce of batter. Cakes in larger pans will generally bake faster (about . 9 minutes per ounce of batter in a 10-inch pan), while cakes in smaller pans will often take longer (up to two minutes per ounce for a 6-inch pan).

## How much do you fill a cake pan?

Cake pans should almost always be filled around ? of the way full. The only exception to this rule is when you’re dealing with a shallow pan (one or two inches deep), or the recipe explicitly tells you to use less or more batter in your cake pan. How much cake batter do you usually put in your cake pan?

## How long do you cook a 9-inch cake?

9-inch round cake pans: For a two-layer cake, divide the batter evenly between two 9-inch rounds and bake for 20 to 22 minutes. For a three-layer cake, divide the batter evenly between three 9-inch round cake pans and bake for 17 to 19 minutes.

## Can I use a different size baking pan?

Different size pans hold different capacities (volumes) of batters and this must be taken into account when substituting one pan size for another in a recipe. If you use a larger pan than asked for in a recipe this will change the depth of the batter (shallower) and therefore the batter will bake much more quickly.

## How big is a 8 in round cake?

8 inch cakes can be sensibly served to 14 people cutting each slice at about 2 1?4 inches across the back. 2 1?4 inches is about the length of the spoon part of a tablespoon. 8 inch cakes can also be cut event style.

## How long does it take cake to bake?

Bake until the cakes are lightly golden on top and a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Transfer to racks and let cool 10 minutes, then run a knife around the edge of the pans and turn the cakes out onto the racks to cool completely.

## How long to bake a cake in a 10 inch pan?

Set your oven at 350 degrees and bake your cake for approximately 35-40 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. How much cake batter will I need?

## 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 much cake is a 6 round?

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## How many does an 8 inch 3 layer cake serve?

The average 12` wedding cake serves 40-60 people. The 10` cake on top of that serves 30-40 people and the 8″ cake on top of that serves 20-25 people. So a classic 3-tier cake with 12, 10, and 8 inch layers serves about 100 people.

## How much should I fill an 8 inch cake pan?

But even in these stickier situations, there’s a good rule of thumb that’ll save you the mess every single time: Only fill your cake pans three-quarters of the way. Give your cake some breathing room, even if it means you’ve got leftover batter.

## Can I put a whole cake mix in a 9-inch pan?

Usually, a boxed mixed can be baked in a 9-inch by 13-inch pan or two 9-inch rounds. … Test 1: 9-inch round pan using 1 ½ cups of batter for each cake mix.