11X 15 Cake..flower Nail Or Bake Even Strips?

Lounge By Pickulz Updated 3 May 2011 , 3:29am by warchild

Pickulz Posted 1 May 2011 , 10:45am
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I am making a 11x 15 cake and wanted to know if i should use a flower nail or bake even strips? Or both?
If flower nails, then how many?
And if baking strips, then which one should i buy ? Small or large? I have never used bake even strips.
TIA!

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scp1127 Posted 1 May 2011 , 10:58am
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Baking strips and two nails would be what I use. For the strips, you can use short ones and pin them together, or get long ones. It depends on the size cake you usually make. I have a buch of smaller ones an one set of big ones.

VannaD Posted 1 May 2011 , 4:50pm
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I have never used either. Just baked at 325 for a while. Good luck!

BlakesCakes Posted 2 May 2011 , 1:51am
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With strips & several nails, I love the way the sheet cakes come out--no hump to cut off and very evenly done.

Rae

TexasSugar Posted 2 May 2011 , 1:54pm
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I agree with the strips, two flower nails and baking at 325. That is what I would do.

As far as the strips. The package of two would work if you pin them together (or use those metal binder clip things). The package of four has four different sizes and has one that works with a lot of the larger cake pans.

warchild Posted 3 May 2011 , 3:29am
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Ditto here. Two flower nails and baking strips. I learned a long time ago its better to be safe than sorry. Before I was told about using flower nails & baking strips, I was sorry a lot!

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