Bake An 11X15 Sheet Cake Evenly Without Overbaking The Sides

Baking By erscakes Updated 14 Dec 2010 , 3:44pm by erscakes

erscakes Posted 14 Dec 2010 , 3:22am
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I am baking an 11x15 cake for the first time, i am scared that it will not be baked in The center. What temperature should i bake it at?

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CakeDiva101 Posted 14 Dec 2010 , 3:30am
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I bake mine at 325 degrees and it works fine . icon_smile.gif

icer101 Posted 14 Dec 2010 , 3:33am
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hi, bake it at 325 with metal flower nail(2) spaced out. spray the flower nail, place upside down in pan, pour in your batter. after it bakes, and cools for a little bit, turn out on cooling rack , take out nail. these nails distibutes heat to the center of the cake , helping it to bake even. hth

caymancake Posted 14 Dec 2010 , 3:50am
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I use one big flower nail or two smaller flower nails when I bake my 11x15 or 12x18 cakes, in fact just baked one tonight! I also bake my bigger cakes at 25 degrees less than I normally GREAT!

GeminiKim Posted 14 Dec 2010 , 3:52am
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Ditto - 325 and the flower nail..if you have no flower nail, the 325 alone should work fine.

madgeowens Posted 14 Dec 2010 , 3:53am
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I like to use a heating core, and reduce temp as well icon_smile.gif

indydebi Posted 14 Dec 2010 , 4:29am
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I reduce to 325; use baking strips; no nails; and definitely no cores. Grease only, don't flour the pans to allow the cake to rise really high.

erscakes Posted 14 Dec 2010 , 3:44pm
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Thanks for the replies, i will try the flower nail and hopefully it works icon_smile.gif

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