Has Anyone Baked Cakes In A Bowl Before?

Decorating By sweettreat101 Updated 27 Aug 2010 , 7:29pm by cakes47

sweettreat101 Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 2:49pm
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Any tips or methods to make sure the center of the cake bake evenly? Should I bake at a lower temperature? TIA

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michel30014 Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 3:03pm
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I assume it's an ovenproof glass bowl...

Generally, I lower the temperature to 325 and allow it to bake until a toothpick in the dead center comes out clean.

fba322 Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 3:05pm
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I have baked in a glass pyrex bowl. I put a flower nail in the bottom of the bowl, and baked at 325degrees. It came out great!

sweettreat101 Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 3:08pm
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Actually it is a stainless steel bowl. Sorry I should have been more specific. Are there any stainless steel bowls that wouldn't be safe to bake with?

itscake Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 3:23pm
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yes I have baked in both ...also in odd shaped tin cookie boxes and roasting pans...lined with foil...worked great!! for the larger pans I did use several nails( acutally stainless steel fondue forks) since the flower nails were too short...

Spices5 Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 3:47pm
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I bake all the time in Stainless steel bowl especaily the rond salade bowls from Ikea for when I need to make a round or ball cakes, and they work just like a normal cake pan, just grease them in the same way you would a normal cake pan and I also keep the same temp for the oven, just keep an eye on it when the time gets near to the end HTH

cakes47 Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 7:29pm
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I've used one of my stainless steel bowls before. Just greased/floured bowl,
\\added the batter, then baked at 325º. Comes out great, no nails. icon_smile.gif

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