Cake Central › Cake Forums › Cake Talk › Cake Decorating › Can you half a regular 2 layer cake recipe?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Can you half a regular 2 layer cake recipe?

post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
I am doing the cake(s) for a co-worker's bridal shower next month. She loves my Red Velvett cake, so I plan to do a 2 layer10in/6in RV. Then I would like to do maybe two to three six inch cakes in different flavors. If I cut a regular 2 layer cake recipe in half for two six inch cake pans, will it bake properly, and will that be enough batter? Has anyone ever done this? icon_confused.gif
Sina
Reply
Sina
Reply
post #2 of 6
Yes...you can divide the batter between 2 6" pans. Depending on your recipe, you may have a little batter left over. Just be sure to fill the pans half full.
Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
Reply
Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
Reply
post #3 of 6
Instead of trying to split the mix, why not go ahead and bake another layer, or cupcakes, something to use the rest of the batter, wrap it well and freeze it, then you'll have a practice cake or a spare next time you bake. Janice
post #4 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sina

I am doing the cake(s) for a co-worker's bridal shower next month. She loves my Red Velvett cake, so I plan to do a 2 layer10in/6in RV. Then I would like to do maybe two to three six inch cakes in different flavors. If I cut a regular 2 layer cake recipe in half for two six inch cake pans, will it bake properly, and will that be enough batter? Has anyone ever done this? icon_confused.gif



I think I might be misunderstanding your question. You have a cake recipe that you want to use to make 6" cakes. Do you want to cut it in half and use half the recipe to fill 2 6" pans? I was thinking you meant half the recipe for one pan and half the recipe for the other. I don't think half of a recipe will be enough to fill 2 6" pans. Each pan takes about 2 cups of batter. How much batter does your recipe make?
Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
Reply
Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
Reply
post #5 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sina

I am doing the cake(s) for a co-worker's bridal shower next month. She loves my Red Velvett cake, so I plan to do a 2 layer10in/6in RV. Then I would like to do maybe two to three six inch cakes in different flavors. If I cut a regular 2 layer cake recipe in half for two six inch cake pans, will it bake properly, and will that be enough batter? Has anyone ever done this? icon_confused.gif



hi sina! can you send me your recipe for the red velvet cake??
momof3jotynjake@msn.com

thanks!!
Ute
Reply
Ute
Reply
post #6 of 6
Thread Starter 
Thanks Lisa and Veejaytx. Yes Lisa, I thought I could cut the recipe in half and fill two 6 inch. You are right, not enough batter. My recipe is about 5 1/2 to 6 cups. Thanks for responding ladies. Momof3jotynjake, I will post my red velvet cake on this website. Thanks again for everyon's help.
Sina
Reply
Sina
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Cake Decorating
Cake Central › Cake Forums › Cake Talk › Cake Decorating › Can you half a regular 2 layer cake recipe?