"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > General Cooking
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 02-14-2005, 01:44 PM   #1
DC Grandma
 
Dove's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: USA,California
Posts: 3,217
Good Information to have

Pan Sizes and Equivalents
IN THE MIDST of cooking but don't have the right pan? You can substitute one size for another, keeping in mind that when you change the pan size, you must sometimes change the cooking time. For example, if a recipe calls for using an 8-inch round cake pan and baking for 25 minutes, and you substitute a 9-inch pan, the cake may bake in only 20 minutes, since the batter forms a thinner layer in the larger pan. (Use a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake to test for doneness. If it comes out clean, the cake has finished baking.) Also, specialty pans such as tube and Bundt pans distribute heat differently; you may not get the same results if you substitute a regular cake pan for a specialty one, even if the volume is the same.

PAN SIZE VOLUME SUBSTITUTE
9-inch pie pan 4 cups 8-inch round cake pan
8x4x2-1/2-inch loaf pan 6 cups Three 5x2-inch loaf pans
Two 3x1-1/4-inch muffin tins
12x8x2-inch cake pan
9x5x3-inch loaf pan 8 cups 8-inch square cake pan
9-inch round cake pan

15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan 10 cups 9-inch square cake pan
Two 8-inch round cake pans
8x3-inch springform pan

10x3-inch Bundt pan 12 cups Two 8x4x2-1/2-inch loaf pans
9x3-inch angel food cake pan
9x3-inch springform pan

13x9x2-inch cake pan 14-15 cups Two 9-inch round cake pans
Two 8-inch square cake pans



IF YOU ARE cooking a casserole and don't have the correct size dish, here are some baking-pan substitutions. Again, think about the depth of the ingredients in the dish and lengthen or shorten the baking time accordingly.

CASSEROLE SIZE BAKING-PAN SUBSTITUTE
1-1/2 quarts 9x5x3-inch loaf pan
2 quarts 8-inch square cake pan
2-1/2 quarts 9-inch square cake pan
3 quarts 13x9x2-inch cake pan
4 quarts 14x10x2-inch cake pan

__________________

__________________
May I always be the person my dog thinks I am.

Walk towards the Sunshine and the Shadows will fall behind you!
Dove is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2005, 01:50 PM   #2
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pdswife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Washington
Posts: 20,308
Send a message via AIM to pdswife Send a message via MSN to pdswife Send a message via Yahoo to pdswife
This is good to know!
THANKS!!
__________________

__________________
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost
pdswife is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2005, 02:15 PM   #3
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Galena, IL
Posts: 7,973
I will print and save this. My biggest "problem" is that my pyrex-type cake pan (I think it's French manufacured) is actually an oval. It makes it great for whatever baking I do (not a lot) because you don't get those dried up corners (duh, no corners). But sometimes I have to sit there and do the math. (again, duh ... my bete noir). This kind of stuff is why I do very little baking.
__________________
Claire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2005, 03:10 PM   #4
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Johnstown, Ohio
Posts: 2,525
This is definitely a cut and paste. Thanks, Dove! :D
__________________
DampCharcoal is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Good Eats Drinking Game GB Alcoholic Drinks 5 03-08-2005 03:55 AM
Sara Moulton on Good Morning America honeybee Today's Menu 1 11-26-2004 05:07 PM
Low carb recipe with chicken? Anyone have a good one? molly Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 2 09-28-2004 04:42 PM


» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.