New To Board, Need Some Help With Cake Pan / Amt Of Cake Mix

Decorating By snikki28 Updated 7 Mar 2009 , 11:05am by JanH

snikki28 Posted 6 Mar 2009 , 2:14pm
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Somewhere during my browsing of this huge and wonderfull forum, I stumbled across some files showing different cake pans and the amount of mix that would go in each. I am looking for 8x3" round cake ideas. I am very new to the cake decorating field. I have done some character cakes with the Wilton Shaped pans in the past, but looking to advance to other avenues. I am in NO way in the same league with most of you. The pictures astound me and make me want to do more and more. Thanks for inspirations and any help to my question. Or if some one can point me to a beginners forum.

Thanks.

Nicole

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cakes22 Posted 6 Mar 2009 , 2:43pm
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Here is a link to Wilton's chart. Does your pan have instructions with it. Most pans come with batter amounts & baking times.

HTH


http://www.wilton.com/cakes/making-cakes/baking-party-cake-2-inch-pans.cfm

snikki28 Posted 6 Mar 2009 , 3:50pm
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Thank you so very much. That was exactly what I was looking for. Cake is in the oven now. Now off to find a filling for the devils food cake .....

JanH Posted 7 Mar 2009 , 11:05am
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Hi and Welcome to CC, snikki28. icon_smile.gif

Decoding CC acronymns:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-2926-.html

Everything you need to know to bake, assemble and decorate tiered/stacked/layer cakes:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-605188-.html

Above thread has popular CC recipes for: doctored cake mix, American b/c using either Crisco or hi-ratio shortening and fondant.

Also has links to illustrations (w/complete directions) for the most common cake support systems - and so much more.

HTH

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