Let someone else make it. Let someone else make part of it but you want to decorate it. Make the whole thing yourself. Or you'd like to make it yourself but you don't have the right pan size...any way you cut it, we want to help (just save us a big piece).


Let someone else make it

Cakes Online Order globally, baked and delivered locally! Never shipped, mailed, or frozen. A moist, delicious cake is hand carried to the doorstep on 24 hours' notice.

Make it yourself

CakeRecipe.com Over 900 cake recipes online at last count (no, I didn't). And if you can't find the special cake Mom used to make you, post a request on the message board (Mom may post the reply...or at least tell you to get back to work). This site is part of allrecipes.com (which can also come in handy).

The Kitchen Link We try not to link you to lists of links to links of lists to links...well, you get the picture. But if it's kitchen-related, it's in this well-organized list (of links).

The On-line Cookbook A nicely done cookbook with a nicely done search interface.

Joy of Baking Good advice about making cakes from scratch, along with some recipes.

You made it yourself or let someone else make it, but you want to decorate it

CakinBake The personal web site of a Wilton instructor. (If you have to ask what Wilton is, you really do need this help.)


The big size switch

As long as the volumes are equal, pan substitution shouldn't be a problem. Please note, however, that if you're substituting deeper pans for shallower ones, the baking time will need to be increased and vice versa.

Size called for Alternate sizes
9" pie plate 8" x 1-1/4"
layer cake pan
7-3/8" x 3-5/8" x 2-1/4"
loaf pan
8" or 9" x 1-1/2"
layer cake pan
10" pie plate 8-1/2" x 3-5/8" x 2-5/8"
loaf pan
8" x 8" x 2"
square pan
11" x 7" x 1-1/2"
baking pan
9" x 5" x 3"
loaf pan
9" x 9" x 2"
square pan
11-3/4" x 7-1/2" x 1-3/4"
baking pan
15" x 10" x 1"
jelly roll pan
Two 9" x 9" x 2"
square pans
Three 8" round pans
13" x 9" x 2" pan Two 9" round
layer cake pans
Two 8" x 8" x 2"
square pans
9" angel cake
tube pan
10" x 3-3/4" Bundt pan 9" x 3-1/2" fancy
tube pan

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