# How do you adjust cooking times for different size loaf pans?

## How do you adjust cooking times for different size loaf pans?

Just increase the oven temp by 25 degrees F and decrease the bake time by a quarter. In this particular example, since your pan is 1 inch larger, more surface area will be exposed. The liquid in the cake batter will evaporate quicker, which means it will bake faster.

What size pan equals 2 loaf pans?

Round Cake Pans – Cake Pan Sizes

8″ x 2″ round 6 cups 8″ x 8″ x 2″ square pan 10″ x 1.5″ pie plate 11″ x 7″ x 2″ rectangular pan
9″ x 2″ round 8 cups 8″ x 8″ x 2″ square pan 9″ x 5″ x 3″ loaf pan

What size pan equals a 9×13?

Alternative baking pan sizes: your takeaways An 8” square pan and 9” round pan can be used interchangeably for cake and bar recipes. A recipe written for a 9” x 13” pan can also be made in two 9” round pans; one 9” round and one 8” round, or two 8” round pans.

### Can I use a 9×5 pan instead of 8×4?

If your recipe calls for a 8½x4½-inch pan and you use a 9×5, your bread could fall flat instead of properly rising. On the other hand, if your recipe calls for a 9×5 and you use a 8½x4½, your batter may overflow and burn in the oven!

What can I substitute for loaf pan?

Use a Sheet Pan Rolls, boules (that’s a round loaf of bread), braided loaves and many soda breads are baked right on a sheet pan—no loaf pan required. If you want to bake bread on a cookie sheet, look for breads that retain their shape (you don’t want overly soft doughs here).

What can I use instead of a loaf pan?

#### Can I use a 9×5 pan instead of 8×8?

For example, if a recipe calls for baking in an 8×8 pan (64 square inch bottom) but you have a 9×5 loaf pan (45 square inches), the batter is going to be almost 1-1/2 times as deep. (To figure this, divide the original pan size in square inches by the new pan size = 64/45 = 1.4).

What can I use if I don’t have a loaf pan for banana bread?

Square pan – This here is the game changer. I bake the banana bread in a 9×9 square cake pan instead of a loaf pan. This allows the bread to bake in as little as 20 minutes (as opposed to 1 hour in a loaf pan).

Can you bake a loaf cake in a round tin?

“A 9-inch round cake can be baked in an 8-inch square pan,” says Levy Beranbaum. And “loaf pans and tube pans are a little interchangeable,” says Medrich, “because they are both deep and aren’t wide and expansive, but then you have to compare how much volume they hold.”

## Are there different sizes of loaf pans?

Loaf pans come in many sizes – from tiny minis, for your holiday gift loaves, to king-sized pain de mie pans, capable of producing 2 1/2-pound loaves. Still, the vast majority of yeast bread recipes call for one of two basic sizes: 9″ x 5″, or 8 1/2″ x 4 1/2″.