# Your question: Can you bake 2 9×13 cakes at the same time?

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You can bake different size cake at the same time but you need to have the right amount of batter in each mould.

## Is it OK to bake two cakes at once?

Yes, two cakes will take longer than one, but only by a tiny bit. The second cake is an additional heat sink, but it shouldn’t be enough that you’d notice it if they’re on the same shelf.

## Does baking time change with quantity?

Yes, pan size matters when it comes to baking times and temperatures. … 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.

## How long does it take to bake a 9×13 cake?

For the Classic Birthday Cake made in a 9” x 13” pan, bake it for 45 to 48 minutes at 325°F until it tests done.

## How do you bake multiple cakes at the same time?

If you need to cook three cakes at a time, place two on the bottom rack, spaced apart, and one on the rack above and in between the other two. Move the cakes twice during cooking so that each cake spends an equal amount of time in each position. TOP = PALE Cakes stacked above each other disrupt heat flow in the oven.

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## Can you bake cakes on both racks in the oven?

Using Both Racks

When baking cakes and cookies, for example, you can certainly bake two pans at once. For cakes, if the pans are small enough that there is at least an inch of air space between the pans and the oven walls and in between the pans, you can bake them on the same rack.

## Can I use a 9×13 pan instead of 8×8?

The area of a 9×13 pan is 117 square inches. The area of a 8×8 pan on the other hand, is 64 square inches, or close to half that of a 9×13 pan. This means you can scale a recipe down from a 9×13 pan to an 8×8 pan by simply halving the recipe.

## What is the best temperature for baking cakes?

Cakes typically bake between 325 to 450 degrees F (see chart with Tip #9). Most convection ovens require lowering the temperature by 25 to 50 degrees F, as well as turning off the fan.

## When you double a recipe do you have to double the time?

2. Don’t double the cook time. Your Instant Pot is super smart — when you add more ingredients it will automatically adjust and take more time to come up to pressure. This will add to the total time, but the pressure-cooking time will remain the same, which all but guarantees your food will be cooked perfectly.

## What size pan is 2 9×13?

For example, if a 9×13 inch pan is 117 square inches and a 9-inch round pan is 63.5 square inches, you can be confident that the volume from one 9×13 inch pan can fit into TWO 9-inch round pans (approximately 120 square inches total).

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## How many boxes of cake mix do I need for a 13×9 pan?

How many boxes of cake mix do you use to make a 9×13 cake? I use one and a half boxes for my 9x13x2 cakes. And I use the bake even strips and that makes for a cake with the perfect height. I always use 1 box and the extender recipe.

## Can I use a 9×13 pan instead of a jelly roll pan?

It depends what you are baking. Jelly roll pans are very similar to cookie sheets; if you are making cookies, biscuits, anything that bakes on a flat surface, a cookie sheet will work. If you want to make jelly rolls make sure your pan had any sort of edge, even if it is just a cookie sheet.