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Hello Nancy, i have a problem with the size of my tin and the recipe. i have round cake tins of 22, 24 and 26 cm and square cake tins of 24, 26 and 28 cm. How can I adjust the recipe for my cake. And, what is it in inches and the servings as well? Thanks a lot.

Mantha - from london, united kingdom

One centimeter (cm) equals 2.54 cm.  For your pans, whether round or square, 22 cm = 8.6 inches, 24 cm = 9.5 inches, 26 = 10.24 inches  and 28 = 11 inches.  To determine how much batter you need, and how long to bake the cakes, check out our list here on the Bake Decorate Celebrate site.  You'll need to adjust both for the slight difference in size, but not by much.  Just make sure your pans are 1/2 to 2/3 full (unless the recipe says otherwise) and check your cakes about 5 minutes before our list tells you it should be done, so that you don't overbake your cakes.


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