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Old 07-08-2002, 11:30 PM   #1
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Can I bake a cake in an electric frying pan?

can anyone tell me how to bake a packaged mix cake in an electric frying pan ? I don't have an oven this summer where i'm staying and have my son's birthday coming up. thank you, gipson101


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Old 07-09-2002, 01:08 AM   #2
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Try treating your electric skillet exactly as if it were an oven: put your cake batter into a cake pan which will fit inside the skillet, set skillet temp at usual cake-baking temp, and preheat per your skillet instructions. The cake pan will need to stand on something in there to keep it off the bottom of the skillet; canning-jar rings work beautifully, or improvise with whatever you have around. If your skillet lid has a vent, open it; if it doesn't have a vent, set the lid slightly askew, so your cake will bake rather than steam.

I have to admit I've never done this with cake and an electric skillet, but biscuits and a cast iron skillet work fine! :D

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Check out www.gopresto.com/recipes/skillet/cake.php
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Old 09-25-2005, 07:24 PM   #4
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If you have a BBQ available that might be a better bet.
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