How much batter should I use for a 8x8x4 deep square cake pan and how long should I bake it for? Is a nail required for this type of pan? Thanks!
You have a 4" deep pan?
When I bake a square 8x8x2 cake, it uses one cake mix. So my assumption would be that a 4" deep pan would use twice that .... 2 cake mixes or twice the scratch-batter needed for one 8x8x2 pan.
I don't use flower nails in my cakes, but for a 4" deep pan, I'd recommend one AND I'd use the baking strips AND reduce the temp in your oven.
Yes, it's a four inch deep square cake pan. I was thinking that also, but haven't done enough baking yet, to feel confident about it. THANKS SOO MUCH FOR THE REPLY!
a lot of this is "learn as you go", so if you have to do it a couple of times to get it right, don't stress it. You may have to play with baking times and oven temp before you find the right combination.
I don't know how indy feels about this (she is awesome!!)...but I always pull cake out before the toothpick is clean. I like a few crumbs on mine because of carry-over cooking. I just feel like if the toothpick is clean the cake is too dry. Right or wrong, I don't know, but works for me.
I agree with kelli.
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