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Bake Two Cake Layers with One Cake Pan

Many times a cake recipe will tell you to use 2 round pans. I eliminate using 2 and use only 1 deep pan. Then when the cake is cool enough to handle I take a piece of sewing thread about 16" long and wrap it a finger on each hand. Then slowly start pulling it through the middle of the cake. Continue until the thread cuts through the cake completely. And now you have 2 cake rounds. Happy dividing!


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June 5, 20040 found this helpful

Hi, I've heard you can do the same with dental floss.

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November 30, 20080 found this helpful

I think this is a great idea...I don't know how many times i went to make a double layer cake and had only one pan..Never thought to do this ( DAH) thanks for the great tip, Mary

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January 11, 20110 found this helpful

This is a cool idea. I wish I had known this last year!

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March 29, 20160 found this helpful

Many cook advisers say it is no so simple, the cake will take more time to cook having doubled the quantity in a pan, at lest you have to adjust the time of baking I think. Never tryed.

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