Cakes On "last Cake Standing Food Network Challenge&quo

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noosie Posted 13 Apr 2009 , 4:26pm
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Hey Guys,

I was just curious. Last night while I was watching the Food Network Challenge, "Last Cake Standing", I noticed that some of the baked cakes they were using were so high!!! Although I use 3" deep cake pans, I have never had that kind of height on my baked scratch cakes. Is it simply that I'm not using enough batter in the pan? I usually fill between 1/2 & 2/3 of the pan with batter.



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underthesun Posted 13 Apr 2009 , 7:52pm
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Someone from CC shared this web site regarding amount of batter for pans. I found it very helpful. Other pan size charts are also available on the site.

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noosie Posted 14 Apr 2009 , 1:43pm
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Thanks for the link, that is helpful!

I've also put parchment along the cake pan edges while baking and that has helped with the height of the cake a bit, but it is a bit of a pain to do every time....

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