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Cake Sense

With Easter and Passover around the corner, it is baking season again and here are my tips for turning out molded type cakes made in bundt pans and other configurations. Really grease the mold well with melted butter being especially diligent with getting into the corners, dips and recesses that molded pans are notorious for. Use a silicon brush when applying the butter. Don’t forget to flour the mold, shaking out the excess. That will help to release the cake. Chill the mold at least 30 minutes before filling with cake batter. Let the baked cake cool completely before trying to take it out of the pan; trying to do this while cake is still warm is asking for failure.

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  1. Maria's avatar

    Maria

    You learn something new each day! I didn't know about the chilling of the pan for 30 minutes. Thank you for your wisdom. Luv you MaryAnn!
  2. Maria's avatar

    Maria

    You learn something new each day! I didn't know about the chilling of the pan for 30 minutes. Thank you for your wisdom. Luv you MaryAnn!
  3. Millie Russoniello's avatar

    Millie Russoniello

    Thank you for this bit of information about cooling the pan. And like your Mom Mary Ann, my Mom passed away 7 years ago and I miss her everyday. She was the type of person, like your Mom, who lived in a senior community building by herself but still cooked all these gre aat meals just for herself and to share with others. There are days I wish I could pick up the phone and ask her about a recipe.

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