Help With Cake Heights

Decorating By sleepy20520 Updated 8 Oct 2011 , 8:15pm by leah_s

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sleepy20520 Posted 8 Oct 2011 , 7:52pm
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So i have a question... I use the wilton chart for hwo many cups of batter you need for the cake pans (2" cake pans)... and i always feel like after cutting off the dome they are really short...def not 2". does anyone else have this problem? i especially feel this way abotu cakes i dont tort or sheet cakes! any help would be awesome!

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heyjules Posted 8 Oct 2011 , 7:59pm
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I like to cut the dome off my cakes while they are still in the pan.

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leah_s Posted 8 Oct 2011 , 8:15pm
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When you take the cake out of the oven, use a cookie sheet to mash down on the cake so that it's even with the top of the pan. You'll still need to level it to get it perfect, but you'll waste less cake.

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