**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.

## Similarly, can I use 2 8×8 pans instead of 9×13?

You can split the original recipe between two 8×8 dishes and freeze an entire pan for later. Or, bake your recipe in the original 13×9 and cut out individual portions. … Or, skip the conversions altogether and just follow the instructions for these 45 casserole recipes made in an 8×8 dish.

**8” square pan**and 9” round pan can be used interchangeably for cake and bar recipes.

## Keeping this in view, can I use a 9 pan instead of 8?

Think about whether the recipe should even be changed.

The batter is not finicky, and because you’re not worried about them rising much, you can easily use a **9**-inch pan instead of an 8-inch or vice versa.

## Can you use a 9×13 pan instead of two 9-inch pans?

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).

## Do bigger cakes take longer to bake?

Cakes in **larger pans will generally bake faster** (about . 9 minutes per ounce of batter in a 10-inch pan), while cakes in smaller pans will often take longer (up to two minutes per ounce for a 6-inch pan). Meanwhile, cakes baked in a tube or Bundt pan may only need a minute per ounce of batter.

## Do you need to double the cooking time?

Doubling the ingredients might mean extending the baking time, but it could also result in a baking disaster where the outer edges are done or even overdone and the center is still underdone. Doubling baking recipes is risky unless you have a recipe that tells you how to safely double it.

## Does baking time change with quantity?

**There is no set rule**. As you can see, the trick in increasing quantities of a recipe like a cake or casserole is to keep the thickness of the product close to the same, so that you can bake at the same temperature, for close to the same amount of time.

## How do you adjust the cooking time for a small loaf pan?

Baking in mini loaf pans is so much fun and so easy, too! The key is to adjust the bake time, **reducing it by around 20-25%**. Color and depth go into the final amount of time that should be reduced. Check your baking treats regularly for the best results.

## How do you convert a 9×13 pan to 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**.

## How do you make a pan smaller?

Make your pan smaller by **creating a foil dam**. Tear a long sheet and trim it to fit widthwise in your pan. Then fold the short side to create a wall, until you have the correct size pan. Reinforce the wall by folding it two or three times.

## How do you scale baking time?

And the rule is: **double the thickness, quadruple the time**. If it takes a minute to cook the first outer 0.5cm of the cake, it will take four minutes to cook the first whole cm. So if you double your cake’s size, try to start with multiplying the time by four, without raising the temperature.

## How long do you bake a cake in a 9-inch round pan?

9-inch round cake pans: For a two-layer cake, divide the batter evenly between two 9-inch rounds and bake for **20 to 22 minutes**. For a three-layer cake, divide the batter evenly between three 9-inch round cake pans and bake for 17 to 19 minutes.

## How long to bake a cake in a 9×13 glass pan?

For the cake:

Carefully stir the boiling water into the cake batter and pour into the prepared 9×13 dish. Bake for **30-35 minutes**, until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.

## Is 9×13 the same as 13×9?

There is no significant difference between a13- by 9-inch cake pan and a 9- by 13-inch cake pan. **They are the same thing**. … But whether the pan is labeled as 13- by 9-inch or 9- by 13-inch, it should have a volume of about 14 cups (or 3.3 liters) and be the right size for most sheet cake or bar cookie recipes.