Confused. Can Anyone Help?

Baking By hartlea Updated 20 Jun 2010 , 11:19pm by liha21

hartlea Posted 20 Jun 2010 , 9:49pm
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hi : - )

There is probably a really simple explanation for this but im petty new to the cake making world... I baked my mix in my fan assisted oven on the correct temperature and my oven is definitely level, but my cakes some how managed to rise up to one side???? why ?????


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catlharper Posted 20 Jun 2010 , 10:41pm
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Sounds like part of your heating element is not heating correctly and so you are not getting an even cooking temp. Do check your oven with a level to make sure but I'm thinking your cakes are baking unevenly.

MJoycake Posted 20 Jun 2010 , 11:01pm
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Did you turn the cake 1/2 way through baking? The fan could have been blowing the batter enough to have caused it to be not level if it wasn't rotated during baking.

yummy Posted 20 Jun 2010 , 11:07pm
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Sometimes when I don't move my batter around in the pan it will bake like that. I can see if the batter has more on one side of the pan.

liha21 Posted 20 Jun 2010 , 11:19pm
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the oven is level, but are the racks level? if it continues, just rotate them during cooking.

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