# How do you convert baking pans?

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For square and rectangle pans, multiply the length of the sides. For example, a 9×13 inch baking pan is 117 square inches. 9×13 = 117. For circle pans, determine the area by multiplying the radius squared by π.

## Are baking pans measured from the top or bottom?

To measure a pan and determine the pan’s volume:

• Baking pans are measured across the top, not the bottom.
• To measure the pan’s size, use a ruler to measure a pan from inside edge to inside edge.

## How do you find the volume of a baking pan?

To measure the depth, place your ruler straight up from the bottom of the pan (do not slant the ruler). To determine the pan’s volume (how much batter it will hold), pour pre-measured water by the cupful until the pan is filled to the brim.

## What is a 9×9 pan equivalent to?

9 x 9 = 81 square inches. 9 x 13 = 117 square inches. 12 x 16 (half-sheet pan) = 192 square inches.

## What is the volume of an 8 inch round cake pan?

Round Pan Dimensions

Pan Dimensions Pan Volume (cups) Pan Volume (liters)
6″ x 2″ 4 cups 948 mL
8″ x 1.5″ 4 cups 948 mL
8″ x 2″ 6 cups 1.4 liters
9″ x 1.5″ 6 cups 1.4 liters

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

The area of a 9×13 pan is 117 square inches. … This means you can scale a recipe down from a 9×13 pan to an 8×8 pan by simply halving the recipe.

## What can I use instead of an 8×8 baking pan?

The simplest substitute: 8″ square = 9″ round

You’ve just seen the easiest, most basic pan substitution: the capacity of an 8” square pan and 9” round pan are the same (64”) and the pans can be substituted for one another in any recipe.

## What is an 8×8 pan?

8×8 Pan. Brownies, bar cookies, corn bread and cakes bake to perfection in our square cake pans. Made for us in the USA, the aluminum-coated steel pans heat quickly and evenly for consistent results. Versatile pan is ideal for baking cakes, brownies and bar cookies.

## How do you calculate volume?

Whereas the basic formula for the area of a rectangular shape is length × width, the basic formula for volume is length × width × height.

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

In general, the 13-by-9-inch cake will take about 5 to 10 minutes less than the 9-inch layers. To be safe, start checking about 15 minutes before the time in the original recipe. Cupcakes usually take about half as long as a 9-inch round cake.

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## What can I use if I don’t have a cake pan?

The first option you have when baking a cake without a cake pan is to use a sheet pan instead. The ideal sheet pan for making a cake will be flat and have sides that come up at least one inch all the way around the pan.

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

“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.”

## How do you calculate baking time when changing pan size?

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.

## How much batter do you put in an 8 inch pan?

8×2 inch round pan holds 6 cups of batter.

## What size cake does a box mix make?

Usually, a boxed mixed can be baked in a 9-inch by 13-inch pan or two 9-inch rounds. In my kitchen, I normally bake with 8-inch round pans, which results in a thicker/taller cake.