Round cake v loaf cake

Delia and Lindsey are developing and testing recipes, and will be available to answer recipe queries you have relating to the content of Deliaonline. We're also here to listen to your cookery comments, share your ideas and try to help you in any way we can. Why not ask your question now?

 
 
 

Page :  1
avatar
Country Baker

Round cake v loaf cake

When I bake cakes I usually make 8" round cakes using 225g marg, sugar and flour, with 4 eggs. Sometimes though I fancy a loaf shaped cake - but can I use the same mixture and put in a loaf tin instead? If so, what size tin would be best and would the cooking time need to differ?

avatar
Lindsey, Food Editor

For Country Baker

Hello Country Baker,

My Delia online loaf tin (which is a 1lb Sliverwood tin or the same as a traditional 2lb loaf tin) has a volume of about 1L and my 8 inch cake tin has a volume of about 2L.

But my guess is that a 3 egg mixture would work in a 1L capacity tin.

Best wishes

Lindsey

 
Page :  1

Return to Homepage
Visit the Delia Online Cookery School with Waitrose
Click here to go to Waitrose.com

 

 




NetObserver
CMS solutions by REDtechnology.com