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CakeOmeter: Convert Baking Tin Sizes

By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 14 Jul 2018 | comments*Discuss
 
Convert Recipe Tin Sizes Cake Calculator
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Have you ever seen a recipe but wanted to make a larger or smaller version? If so then our nifty calculator makes this a doddle. Simply enter your recipe, the tin sizes and up pops your new recipe. It can even convert from square to round tins and vice versa... If you have any thoughts please leave it in comments below...

If you're struggling to convert a favourite recipe (and cooking times) to fit a different size tin, Problem solved!! CakeBaker, the expert in Baking Apps, has come up with a brand new, nifty App also called The CakeOmeter.

The CakeOmeter

Making baking tin conversion a breeze!

Existing Recipe

Existing Baking Tin

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New Baking Tin (scaled times)

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New Recipe

Your new recipe will appear here automatically!

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HELLO; Do you happen to have a converter for other shapes tin/pan? Thank you very much
jessa - 13-Jul-18 @ 4:28 AM
I have used your cakeometer to adjust quantities in a recipe from a 23 cm dia, 7cm deep tin to a 30 cm dia, 9 cm deep tin, for which many thanks.How can I recalculate the cooking time which in the original recipe is 1 hour at 160C fan oven?
Archie - 10-Jul-18 @ 8:51 AM
I'm from Australia and at home what is called a wedding cake tin. I used to make a lot of fun cakes (themes) but I always used 2 x packets of Betty Crocker mix so I'm wondering where I could a big size round tin here in Ireland? Thanks Carol
Crunch - 8-Jul-18 @ 7:41 PM
I have tried to convert with your table I want to make a 12” as in the 7” ingredients shown, round can you help. Thankyou
Caz - 10-Jun-18 @ 8:43 PM
I have tried j cannot convert please can you help, it is your 7” rec I want to make a 12” cake and just cannot do it.
Caz - 10-Jun-18 @ 8:40 PM
BizzieB - Your Question:
I listed all the ingredients plus cake size but got 'infinity gram' throughout. What did I do wrong? I'm trying to convert my recipe from 9" round tin to an 8" round tin.Thanks

Our Response:
You need to include the size of your existing tin and the size of the new tin and make sure the units are the same in each case.
CakeBaker - 30-May-18 @ 3:37 PM
I listed all the ingredients plus cake size but got 'infinity gram' throughout. What did I do wrong? I'm trying to convert my recipe from 9" round tin to an 8" round tin. Thanks
BizzieB - 30-May-18 @ 10:26 AM
Clover2306 - Your Question:
Hi, I've been asked to make a 12" 10" & 8" Hexagon Cake, do you not do a Hexagon Cake Tin conversion or what can you suggest.Thank You

Our Response:
The cakeOmeter does not include shaped tin sizes unfortunately. If you have a basic 8" round recipe, you could try Lindys Chart here to work out your hexagonal sizes.
CakeBaker - 23-May-18 @ 2:13 PM
Cariad - Your Question:
How do I convert Greek cake tin sizes into centimetres, eg R50 = ?

Our Response:
It's probably easy to just measure it with a metric or imperial ruler.
CakeBaker - 23-May-18 @ 11:02 AM
Hi, I've been asked to make a 12" 10" & 8" Hexagon Cake, do you not do a Hexagon Cake Tin conversion or what can you suggest. Thank You
Clover2306 - 21-May-18 @ 9:23 PM
Aztec - Your Question:
Hi: I am trying to convert a recipe from 8" round to 12"round but the last ingredient is not showing, there are 9 ingredients in the recipe but even if I remove one still the last one that is oil is not showing. Any suggestion? I will really appreciate your help. And congratulations this is a great site,very useful. Thank you so much in advance

Our Response:
We'vejjust done this with 10 ingredients (including oil) and it worked fine.Check that you have included all the units for your ingredients that you have entered the old and new tin sizes correctly.
CakeBaker - 21-May-18 @ 1:44 PM
How do I convert Greek cake tin sizes into centimetres, eg R50 = ?
Cariad - 21-May-18 @ 12:26 PM
Hi: I am trying to convert a recipe from 8" round to 12"round but the last ingredient is not showing, there are 9 ingredients in the recipe but even if I remove one still the last one that is oil is not showing. Any suggestion? I will really appreciate your help. And congratulations this is a great site,very useful. Thank you so much in advance
Aztec - 20-May-18 @ 8:52 AM
Normski - Your Question:
I have done a conversion from 7inch round mederia cake to 12 inch round Mederia cake but would like to know how long I should expect for it to cook

Our Response:
Unfortunately the widget doesn't calculate cooking times, sorry.
CakeBaker - 9-May-18 @ 1:00 PM
I have done a conversion from 7inch round mederia cake to 12 inch round Mederia cake but would like to know how long I should expect for it to cook
Normski - 8-May-18 @ 6:47 PM
Magpie - Your Question:
Hi I’m typing in the ingredients and the size of the cake tin but nothing seems to be showing up or working? Tried on computer and kindle, same thing.??

Our Response:
It's working for us. Be sure you have completed every field. So you will need your cake recipe plus quantities and units of measurement together with the existing tin size (diameter and height etc). Then type in the size of the tin you want to use (diamter and height etc) - the new ingredients are shown at the bottom of the form.
CakeBaker - 8-May-18 @ 2:54 PM
Hi I’m typing in the ingredients and the size of the cake tin but nothing seems to be showing up or working? Tried on computer and kindle, same thing.??
Magpie - 6-May-18 @ 2:27 PM
Hello, when 'scaling' volume's etc.......should we also treat time & temperature in the same way as called for in the recipe? Thanks.
BizCake - 1-May-18 @ 10:05 AM
Born to Run - Your Question:
Please, does this mean in total divided betweeen the two tins or made twice ie recipe multiplied twice? Thanks Am waiting cooking on your reply thanks very much L

Our Response:
Well it depends on your recipe. If the recipe requires 2 x 8 inch tins but you only have 2 x 7 inch tins just input the ingredients and then change the tin size from 8 to 7.
CakeBaker - 30-Apr-18 @ 11:58 AM
Please, does this mean in total divided betweeen the two tins or made twice ie recipe multiplied twice? Thanks Am waiting cooking on your reply thanks very much L
Born to Run - 28-Apr-18 @ 12:40 PM
How do you know the new baking time for the altered recipe?
Coco - 15-Apr-18 @ 8:29 AM
Hi does anyone have quantities for a12x8inch rectangle cake?
Ang - 11-Apr-18 @ 11:30 AM
I entered in my ingredients which were originally for ca 13" x 9" rectangle cake pan. I converted this to a 6" x 2" round cake pan. Is this just for 1, 6" x 2" round cake pan? If I wanted to make 2, 6" x 2" cake pans, I would simply double it the new recipe?
Jenna - 3-Apr-18 @ 9:21 PM
Chrissy - Your Question:
Are the egg sizes large or medium. I normally use large eggs in my recipes. Thanks

Our Response:
Generally the recipes on CakeBaker are large, but the cakeometer will just adapt your original recipe for a larger or smaller sized tin. So if your original recipe uses medium eggs, then the new one will too.
CakeBaker - 28-Mar-18 @ 10:23 AM
Are the egg sizes large or medium. I normally use large eggs in my recipes. Thanks
Chrissy - 26-Mar-18 @ 8:21 AM
To use the converter you need to add ingredients at the top, then the old tin size and then the new. This then gives you the recipe upscale. I wasn't adding the ingredients at the top, assuming it would pull through from previous page.
Clare - 20-Mar-18 @ 8:09 PM
spud - Your Question:
Hello i have an 8inch tin and a 6inch tin and would like to make a two teir cake, with the bigger sponge being a marble cake and the smaller one being a vanilla sponge how much would I need to use for both cake mixtures and how long would I need to cook it for?

Our Response:
What recipes do you have? What tin sizes do the recipes advise? Sorry there isn't enough information for us to help you here.
CakeBaker - 19-Mar-18 @ 2:07 PM
Spud - Your Question:
Hi I’m typing in the ingredients and the size of the cake tin but nothing seems to be showing up or working?

Our Response:
Be sure to type in both the size of the tin recommended in the recipe ("existing baking tin") and also the size of the tin you want "new baking tin". Your new recipe is displayed at the bottom. We've just tried it and it seems to be working fine.
CakeBaker - 19-Mar-18 @ 12:43 PM
hello i have an 8inch tin and a 6inch tin and would like to make a two teir cake, with the bigger sponge being a marble cake and the smaller one being a vanilla sponge how much would i need to use for both cake mixtures and how long would i need to cook it for?
spud - 16-Mar-18 @ 4:32 PM
Hi I’m typing in the ingredients and the size of the cake tin but nothing seems to be showing up or working?
Spud - 16-Mar-18 @ 3:16 PM
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