rifmu Posted 4 Jan 2012 , 9:54pm
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Help!
First time using ball pan from Wilton. I filled it 2/3 full, it is baking at 350 for 45 min already and the middle is completely raw. What am I doing wrong?

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Kiddiekakes Posted 4 Jan 2012 , 10:03pm
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There must be something wrong with the temp in your oven because that pan should be almost baked at 45 minutes at 350...Turn it up and keep baking until a toothpick comes out clean.I would test your oven though...

rifmu Posted 4 Jan 2012 , 10:14pm
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i never had an issue with any other cakes, they usually bake as supposed to - 25-28min..
i'm a bit afraid to crank it up, because the sides are getting crispy...
i still have time to rebake if i have to..

Kiddiekakes Posted 4 Jan 2012 , 10:25pm
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Hmmm..I don't know what else to suggest...I have baked that pan many times and it never takes that long at that temp..but everyone's ovens are different.Hope it all works out!!

rifmu Posted 5 Jan 2012 , 12:48am
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i ended up cutting off the dome and under that the cake was fine.
was i supposed to use a heating core?

Kiddiekakes Posted 5 Jan 2012 , 12:50am
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There is no core for that pan but rather 2 halves that you bake on rings...You don't need cores...Are you sure it is the Wilton Ball pan?

rifmu Posted 5 Jan 2012 , 12:53am
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aha the ring!
forgive my ignorance what is the ring? my pan didn't come with the one. and yes it is wilton.

Kiddiekakes Posted 5 Jan 2012 , 12:56am
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It comes with two rings besides the two halves..You set each ball half on the ring to keep it level while baking...Here is a link to show you...


http://www.amazon.com/Wilton-Sports-Ball-Pan-Set/dp/B0000VZ3YM

rifmu Posted 5 Jan 2012 , 1:01am
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no, mine is a soccer ball pan and i just have 1half - it was sold as a half at michaels.

Kiddiekakes Posted 5 Jan 2012 , 1:03am

Oh..so it has the marking on it for a soccer ball?That pan doesn't require a core either...and it has a built in stand to hold it up..

rifmu Posted 5 Jan 2012 , 1:09am

thank you kiddicakes!
but i'm back to square one...
do you think a rose nail would do the trick?

Kiddiekakes Posted 5 Jan 2012 , 1:11am

Yes..It will work!!

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