How Long Do I Bake 1/3 Of A Layer Of Cake?

Baking By SoFloGuy Updated 26 May 2012 , 9:57pm by kakeladi

SoFloGuy Posted 26 May 2012 , 5:37am
post #1 of 4

I want to use a box mix and make different color layers.

for 2 layers it says 34 minutes using an 8 inch round pan. But I want to split each layer into 3 parts so I make a 6 thin layer cake.

So how long would I bake each thin layer?


3 replies
KoryAK Posted 26 May 2012 , 9:51am
post #2 of 4

Until it's done.

I know that sounds like a smart-ass response, but it's the real answer icon_smile.gif

leah_s Posted 26 May 2012 , 10:58am
post #3 of 4

ditto. It's the only real answer. We don't know if you're using a convection or convention oven or even what temp you're using.

kakeladi Posted 26 May 2012 , 9:57pm
post #4 of 4

As the others said, use your nose to tell you when the cake is done. The times offered on cake boxes are NOT set in stoneicon_smile.gif Every oven is different. what works for one persone does not necessarily work for another.

A cake is done when you can smell that wonderful aroma all over the house icon_smile.gif

Thin layers cake take as little as 5-10 minutes!
Does the cake batter have to be different colors? Why not just make 1 or 2 cake(s), split it into 3 layers and use different colored icing as filling?

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