Saving Cake Batter

Baking By tanesa320 Updated 20 Nov 2011 , 10:13pm by DianeLM

tanesa320 Posted 20 Nov 2011 , 6:54pm
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I am in a bit of a dilemma. I have to make a 3 layer cake but I have an apartment sized oven and will only fit 2 cake pans at a time. Do you think it would be ok to bake the 2 layers and then the 1 remaining layer immediately after. The cake usually bakes for about 30-35 minutes. Would the batter be okay left out while the other two layers bake. Thank you.

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mbn504 Posted 20 Nov 2011 , 7:27pm
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I have done this before because I have a limited number of pans in each size. I has worked just fine for me. Good luck!

bakingatthebeach Posted 20 Nov 2011 , 7:28pm
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I do that all the time, no issues.
I also freeze left over cake batter in large ziplocks. Then when I need it, I cut a hole in the corner and squeeze it into the pan.

AnnieCahill Posted 20 Nov 2011 , 9:49pm
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Yep it will be fine.

DianeLM Posted 20 Nov 2011 , 10:13pm
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The batter will be fine left out. However, if it gets really hot in your kitchen, you may want to put the batter in the frig. Either way, just give it a stir and it will be fine.

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