How Much Mixture For This Size

Decorating By fchevel Updated 20 May 2009 , 6:32am by fchevel

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fchevel Posted 19 May 2009 , 12:18pm
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Im making a chocolate cake (for 17 people)

and the recipe says it can fill (http://www.recipelink.com/cookbooks/2005/0743246616_3.html) the magnolia cupcake one!

i have two pans by wilton

the 10x2 inch Decorator Round Pan

and the

10 x 2 inch Decorator Square Pan

My mother would prefer me to use the square one, by i havent before and i dont want it to be a 'low' cake we want it to be a 'high' cake so do i make the mixture 1 1/2 times the amount for the square pan?

which pan would you recommend in general to use

can i fit the whole batter into the one 10x2 inche ROUnd pan? or will i have to bake two cakes

please help me urgently

thank you soooo much!

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mclaren Posted 19 May 2009 , 1:18pm
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i'm bumping this for you.

i'm not very good at this, but i normally fill in my pans about half, if it helps you to determine the batter you prepared will suit which pan..

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bakers2 Posted 19 May 2009 , 1:30pm
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Measure out how many cups of water it takes to fill your pan to the desired level (I prefer 2/3 full) - this will match the number of cups of batter you will need

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cupcakemkr Posted 19 May 2009 , 1:31pm
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that recipe does 24 cupcakes which would normally fill (2) 8x2 inch pans. In the articles section there is a page that lists how many servings different pans are and how many cups of batter a pan will take. If you are only using 1 10x2 pan you'll have enough batter, if you wan to do 2 10x2 cakes to stack then you'll be short a bit; you could still put into 2 pans and have shorter layers.

http://www.cakecentral.com/article14-Cake-Baking-Cutting--Serving-Guide---2-in-Deep-Pans.html

hope this helps you.

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kakeladi Posted 19 May 2009 , 4:09pm
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If your recipe makes 24 cupcakes then you will need 1 1/2 batches to fill a 10x2 *square* pan; OR one batch for a 10x2" round.

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fchevel Posted 20 May 2009 , 6:32am
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Thanks sooo much
im going to go ahead with the round one
will post pics up! thanks

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