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CakeOmeter: Convert Baking Tin Sizes

By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 18 Sep 2017 | 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

Round Square

New Baking Tin (scaled times)

Round Square

New Recipe

Your new recipe will appear here automatically!

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Ange - Your Question:
I would like to convert a recipe for a 24 cm round to a 14 inch heart shape tin, how do I do this?

Our Response:
This widget will only convert round and square tins unfortunately.
CakeBaker - 19-Sep-17 @ 1:55 PM
I would like to convert a recipe for a 24 cm round to a 14 inch heart shape tin, how do I do this?
Ange - 18-Sep-17 @ 12:01 PM
HomeBaker - Your Question:
I wish to bake a 10 x 8 cake. Do I use a 10 inch square recipe and have some left over mix or 9 inch square recipe? Sorry brain freeze

Our Response:
The 9 x 9 recipe mixture should be sufficient for10 x 8 cake
CakeBaker - 8-Sep-17 @ 1:43 PM
I wish to bake a 10 x 8 cake.Do I use a 10 inch square recipe and have some left over mix or 9 inch square recipe?Sorry brain freeze
HomeBaker - 7-Sep-17 @ 8:27 PM
This works a treat. Apply a little common sense (e.g. eggs) and away you go!
DevilsAvocado - 6-Sep-17 @ 5:42 PM
Perfect, so easy, thanks so very much
Dor - 29-Aug-17 @ 8:01 AM
Hi.my pan size is 12× 9 rectangular. How can I convert .
Tahira - 22-Aug-17 @ 11:13 AM
tricia.garside - Your Question:
Did not work after entering all measurements

Our Response:
We've just tried this and it seems to be working here. If you can give some more details, we'll be able to check it.
CakeBaker - 21-Aug-17 @ 11:45 AM
Did not work after entering all measurements
tricia.garside - 17-Aug-17 @ 2:49 PM
I too have entered all the ingredients (yes, I used 'each' for the eggs) and the height and diameter of the tins but no new recipe appeared. I want to convert from a 8" tin to a10". I am using an i pad and found the app. did not download either.
Caro - 26-Jul-17 @ 9:25 PM
joe - Your Question:
Your cakometer coverts everything to infinity ---------!!!!!

Our Response:
Are you using the app or the widget on the above page?
CakeBaker - 26-Jul-17 @ 2:37 PM
your cakometer coverts everything to infinity---------!!!!!
joe - 20-Jul-17 @ 10:09 PM
Hi - I am hoping to make a cake tomorrow.The recipe is for a round 12" tin but I would like to bake it in a 10" tin, using the same quantities as the 12" as I would like it to be deep.How can I calculate this please?Thanks
MrsMe - 10-Jul-17 @ 10:09 PM
Mosh250 - Your Question:
Thanks for the ingredients conversion for upscaling my cake size.but what do I do with time and temperature?

Our Response:
The online widget cannot give new cooking times; though the mobile app can do this. There is lots of advice available online about this. If you cake is larger, keep the temperature the same but cook for longer (do your normal tests to find out whether it's cooked). To prevent the outsides cooking to quickly on a larger cake, it's useful to wrap the outside of the tin with baking paper cut so it's higher than the sides of the baking tin while it's cooking.
CakeBaker - 28-Jun-17 @ 11:13 AM
Thanks for the ingredients conversion for upscaling my cake size...but what do I do with time and temperature?
Mosh250 - 26-Jun-17 @ 5:02 PM
Cath - Your Question:
I'm making a white mud cake for my brothers 50th and wanted to use this trusty recipe but not sure how to convert it to fit a big enough tin.

Our Response:
We hope the widget helps. Simply key in your ingredients, enter your old tin size and then new tin size and the new ingredients quantities should show at the bottom.
CakeBaker - 20-Jun-17 @ 9:35 AM
I'm making a white mud cake for my brothers 50th and wanted to use this trusty recipe but not sure how to convert it to fit a big enough tin.
Cath - 18-Jun-17 @ 3:42 AM
pat - Your Question:
worked great but wasnt too sure what 1.7 eggs meant. Is that total or each?

Our Response:
Unfortunately this is the way that the cakeometer converts recipes. You could try using 2 eggs or breaking two eggs into a bowl and removing about a 6th from the mixture.
CakeBaker - 8-Jun-17 @ 1:59 PM
worked great but wasnt too sure what 1.7 eggs meant . Is that total or each?
pat - 7-Jun-17 @ 2:26 PM
How do I measure 1.9 cups and 6.3 tablespoons
Gena - 6-Jun-17 @ 3:36 PM
I've converted a recipe for a 7" tin to an 8" tin and it's told me 5.2 eggs - would using just 5 cause any issues with my cake mix?
Liz - 2-Jun-17 @ 5:37 PM
I have converted a favourite recipe from an 8" round to a 10"square but am unsure about cooking times
LYNN'S CAKES - 24-May-17 @ 10:49 AM
Kally - Your Question:
I get confused as to tin depth. For example, my normal recipe for a 8" round Vic Sponge goes into TWO tins about 1-1½" high so what do I put in for a conversion? Just the size of 1 tin? or 3" (two tins on top of each other)? Also, what would you put if scaling for cupcakes?Please advise, it's driving me nuts! Otherwise FAB app!! :D

Our Response:
Just use the normal tin depth. It's not really designed for cupcakes unfortunately.
CakeBaker - 19-May-17 @ 2:14 PM
I get confused as to tin depth.For example, my normal recipe for a 8" round Vic Sponge goes into TWO tins about 1-1½" high so what do I put in for a conversion?Just the size of 1 tin?or 3" (two tins on top of each other)? Also, what would you put if scaling for cupcakes? Please advise, it's driving me nuts!Otherwise FAB app!! :D
Kally - 18-May-17 @ 12:50 PM
Uffa - Your Question:
Works brilliantly, exactly as instructions, thank you. ??

Our Response:
Great to hear it being used by so many. Thanks for letting us know.
CakeBaker - 10-May-17 @ 11:08 AM
Works brilliantly, exactly as instructions, thank you. ??
Uffa - 9-May-17 @ 8:29 AM
Claraclogs - Your Question:
For those saying no converted recipe appears when ingredients entered. You need to put both the diameter and height of your tin into the convertor for it to work properly.

Our Response:
Thanks Claraclogs
CakeBaker - 3-May-17 @ 12:35 PM
Ryflava - Your Question:
Hi I've filled out the ingredients as asked, but it hasn't come back with a conversion?? I want to go from an 8" round tin to a 9" round tin.

Our Response:
It seems to be working for us. We've just input a standard sponge recipe in and it's shown the new ingredients (at the bottom). Make sure all your units are correct (e.g inches, each etc).
CakeBaker - 3-May-17 @ 10:42 AM
For those saying no converted recipe appears when ingredients entered.You need to put both the diameter and height of your tin into the convertor for it to work properly.
Claraclogs - 2-May-17 @ 9:39 PM
Hi I've filled out the ingredients as asked, but it hasn't come back with a conversion?? I want to go from an 8" round tin to a 9" round tin..
Ryflava - 2-May-17 @ 1:43 PM
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