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Need cake-baking advice, please

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MartinDC | | Dec 18, 2008 05:32 AM

I intend to bake a cake in two 10-inch pans using a recipe designed for two 9-inch pans. Can someone help me with the arithmetic to increase the proportions of the amounts?

Then again, I might change my mind and bake it in a square 12x12x4 pan, and use a horizontal cake saw to create the layers.

Maybe there's a resource out there somewhere that I can use as a guide for batter amounts and baking times for different pan dimensions.

One last question! If I plan to just double the recipe and make twice the amount of batter and use only what's needed for the pan(s), will I get good results? My mixer is a 15-year-old KitchenAid -- the largest bowl made during that time.

Thanks for your help!

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