Is Cast Iron 3D Pans Any Different To Bake With??

Baking By Kiddiekakes Updated 5 Jan 2011 , 1:16pm by Kiddiekakes

Kiddiekakes Posted 4 Jan 2011 , 5:51pm
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I have a request from a regular client who wants me to bake a 3D Lamb for her daughter's 1st birthday.The cakepan is really old cast iron.Is there any difference in baking with cast iron I should be aware of...Do I have to use a pound cake recipe?

I really don't like the wilton 3D pans as they never bake out the way you want them too in 3D pans..

I suppose I can bake each half seperate and then level and glue together...

any tips??


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cheatize Posted 5 Jan 2011 , 3:35am
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Hmm, I don't know. It's been so long since I used even a cast iron skillet that I can't even remember what the heat retention is like. I think cast iron retains heat longer, doesn't it?

Kiddiekakes Posted 5 Jan 2011 , 1:16pm
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Well she wants me to use this special pan that her mother owns and every kid in the family has had their 1st birthday cake made with this pan....I don't want to screw it up!

anyone else who has baked with old cast iron 3D cakepans?

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