Convection Oven Or Conventional Oven? Gas Or Electric? Size?

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supakiki Posted 22 Sep 2010 , 6:52am
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What size oven do you have in your commercial bakery? And do you highly recommend convection? Thanks for your tips!!

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indydebi Posted 22 Sep 2010 , 11:49am
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I had double convection ovens.....I could bake 10 of the 18x26 baking sheets at one time; could bake 2 or 3 wedding cakes all at once, depending on tier sizes.

Highly recommend convection ovens. the last issue of CC magz had an article by me with tips on ovens.

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kansaslaura Posted 22 Sep 2010 , 1:23pm
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The only way I can bake a decent cake in a convection oven is to turn the fan OFF.

Cookies, bread--oh yea! They do great with the fan on.

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jason_kraft Posted 22 Sep 2010 , 3:31pm
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I recommend a convection oven that actually lets you turn the fan off...we have a convection oven at our commercial kitchen that can change the fan speed to low, but it is always on. We have to use one of the non-convection to bake vegan cupcakes, since the batter ends up lopsided. Vegan cakes are OK, as well as non-vegan cupcakes.

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littlecake Posted 23 Sep 2010 , 3:10am
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i have an electric convection oven,a southbend, bake cake at5 275

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