I Have A11 X 15 X 2 Inch Wilton Pan But Need A 3

Decorating By CNCS Updated 26 Apr 2008 , 11:58pm by mkolmar

CNCS Posted 26 Apr 2008 , 7:05pm
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inch tall cake.

Hpw do I do this without baking 2 cakes and leveling?

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ac2steachk Posted 26 Apr 2008 , 7:14pm
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Add height to your pan by making a collar with foil or parchment paper. Put it around the inside of the pan and spray/prepare the pan as you normally do. I do this for most cakes I make.
I can't tell you how much batter you need to make a 3-inch cake, however.

CNCS Posted 26 Apr 2008 , 7:22pm
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Thanks so much, I'll have time tomorrow evening to play with batter.

feliciangel Posted 26 Apr 2008 , 7:31pm
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there is an article on how to collar your pan, and i used wax paper, hope this help, if you can't find it another good tip is to use the cake batter like a glue along the sides of the pan

step0nmi Posted 26 Apr 2008 , 7:39pm
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mkolmar Posted 26 Apr 2008 , 11:58pm
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I'll be doing a collar on a 11x15 also this week for the same reason as you. I've never collared anything other than a round so I plan on trying to make a small crease where the corners will to try to hold it in place better while pouring in the batter.

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