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Use a Tall Cake Pan for Bigger, Better Desserts

Use a Tall Cake Pan for Bigger, Better Desserts

Towering trifles, tiered pavlovas, looming cupcake stands, a croquembouche: Tall sweets are the stuff of tea party dreams and birthday fantasies. Everyone should buy one.”Standard cake pans—your go-to eight- and nine-inch rounds—are two inches tall, which makes that the most common height for a homemade cake. Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Liza JernowWilliams discovered the greatness of the three-inch-tall cake pan when writing her book Simple Cake. “The height of it can make ay home cook feel like a professional baker.”What should you do with your tall cake pan? A taller pan protects your batter more in the oven due to its high sides, which keeps the top flat while cooking and the finished cake blonder and more moist.

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