How Much Batter For A 12" Square Tin?

Baking By MissCakeCrazy Updated 12 Jan 2014 , 12:11am by auzzi

MissCakeCrazy Posted 11 Jan 2014 , 3:06pm
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I have a receipe for a rich butter cake which requires 6oz of butter and the sugar, 3 eggs, 8oz plain flour, tbsp milk and 1,5 tsp baking powder. it tells you to use a 8" tin.  I have baked this cake before and it barely reached 3/4 height of a 6" tin once baked.  How much batter shall I make to bake a 12" square cake?  I am thinking x 5 the reciepe but I am not sure its enough.

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Dayti Posted 11 Jan 2014 , 3:34pm
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5x the recipe should be enough if you go by the wilton chart:

You could always do 6x just in case, and trim any excess from the top.

auzzi Posted 12 Jan 2014 , 12:11am
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Lindy Smith 12" square
1 kg butter
1 kg sugar
18 eggs
1kg SR flour
500g plain flour
5ts Vanilla 
6 - 8 tb milk to loosen batter

Properly lined tin for long baking
160oC/325oF/Gas 3
2 1/4 - 2 1/2 hours
Cool in tin.
Wrap to stand 12 hours before using.

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