Baking Cake In Pyrex Bowl, Sides Cook Faster Becoming Drier

Decorating By dalinchis Updated 4 Feb 2010 , 7:03am by dalinchis

dalinchis Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 7:50pm
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I used a 10 cup Pyrex bowl to bake a half sphere, because it is a deep bowl, the middle of the cake took ages to cook while the sides of it where getting dryer and crunchier.

Any suggestions on how to even cook a in a deep pyrex bowl?

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cakeaddictunite Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 8:11pm
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I had the same problem but with a pampered chef mixing bowl~my theory is they are both glass. So I turned my oven down to 300 and baked it longer~had to keep an eye on it after 40 min. It seemed to help the second time I baked one, HTH icon_biggrin.gif

The_Lil_Cakehouse Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 8:33pm
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I did mine, it came out fine. I used Baker's Joy in the bowl, and I baked at 325, and did it for 45 minutes, and then just increased by 10 minute increments until I could put a knife in it and it came out clean....I wish I had more words of advice, but I'd say, just keep your eye on it......

leah_s Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 10:25pm
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Glass conducts heat differently than metal. To start with you have to decrease the heat by 25 degrees. So baking about 300 sound like a very good plan.

dalinchis Posted 4 Feb 2010 , 7:03am
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Great advise, thank you!

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