I just put two ten inch square layers in to bake, standard white wasc. They were NOT getting done until I realized I needed to stagger them (they were both on the same rack) for better heat circ. I usually avoid the lower racks in my psycho oven since they tend to burn anything placed on them, but I bit the bullet and staggered.
Ten minutes later the layer on the upper rack is done and the one on the lower rack looks a little less so. Has this ever happened to anyone? Is this a standard event? I usually only do small cakes, so this is a first for me ... I'm a hobbyist.
Thanks for the input.
Yep. The heat in your oven is not the same all over. Pretty much happens to all ovens/everyone.
Even in my convection the top cooks faster.
Okay, I feel better. Thanks for the replies. I really hate my oven, but it's comforting to know that *some* of the quirks in it are normal.