Sheet Cake Question

Decorating By lkoenig07 Updated 20 Dec 2008 , 10:51pm by indydebi

lkoenig07 Posted 20 Dec 2008 , 9:32pm
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I need to make a sheet cake that is 1/2 vanilla & 1/2 chocolate. How do I do this while making them in the same pan? I want them side by side? Can I just put in a "divider" while pouring the batter? Or will they mix?

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Doug Posted 20 Dec 2008 , 9:41pm
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whatever method you use -- will mix in middle only if you do as I do and run a knife back and forth to create a little section of marble cake! icon_smile.gif

divider works -- I make mine from aluminum foil. then pour on each side, remove (swirl if like) and bake

for more coordinated: (as if I could ever do it this way!)

1) pour both at same time -- one at each end -- they'll meet in the middle

2) tilt pan up on one end -- fill lower end w/ one batter, then set level and pour in other batter quickly.

fiddlesticks Posted 20 Dec 2008 , 9:48pm
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KeltoKel Posted 20 Dec 2008 , 9:49pm
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When I have to do a half and half sheet cake, my husband helps me. I take one flavor in a bowl and he takes the other. We start pouring together, slowly, and then the batter just gradually meets in the middle. Your center line won't be perfect and that is OK.

Good luck.

indydebi Posted 20 Dec 2008 , 10:51pm
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