Recipes For Two Layer Cakes Using 12 Inch Cake Pans

Baking By Bill S Updated 26 Apr 2013 , 2:06am by yortma

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Bill S Posted 25 Apr 2013 , 6:25pm
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Hi Friends, I am an amateur baker and have been volunteered to bake a birthday cake for a dear friend. Given there will be a large crowd, I thought I would tackle a layer cake using two 12 inch pans. Can anybody recommend any recipes that I might consider? Thank you.

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yortma Posted 26 Apr 2013 , 2:05am
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The area of a 9" pan is 63.6 square inches.  If your usual recipe makes 2 9 inch layers, that is 127.2 square inches


The area of a 12" pan is 113 square inches.  


If you use your regular recipe that fills 2 9" pans, it will fill one 12" pan to a slightly greater depth.  If your regular recipe only fills 1 9" pan, then you would need to double it.



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