Cake Molds User Guide

There are many molds you can use to bake cakes, which are one of the delicious accompaniments of tea and coffee treats. It is very easy to find the model for your needs among the molds with different material and usage options such as silicone, paper, metal and cuffed.

In addition to the classic forms of cake molds such as square and circle, it is possible to come across form alternatives designed in many different ways such as hearts, teddy bears and flowers. By taking a look at our article on how to use the types of cake molds we have prepared for you, you can get more detailed information about the use of these molds and double the efficiency you will get from the cake baking process.

How to Use Paper Cake Molds?

Paper cake molds should be for single use only. You do not need to lubricate the inside of the mold before baking. Paper cake molds are designed to form single bite cakes and in a smaller form compared to large-sized molds such as cuffed.

You can add a stylish touch to your treats by choosing the patterned and colored options of paper cake molds that you can use in making cupcakes and muffins. When using a paper cake mold, you can prevent the cake from overflowing from the mold by placing the cake mortar in the mold until it reaches half the scale of the mold.

How to Use Paper Cake Molds

How to Use Small Cake Molds?

Before pouring the cake mortar into the silicone or ceramic small cake molds, the inside must be lubricated. Otherwise, the process of removing the cake becomes difficult. In paper cake molds, there is no need to lubricate the inside.

When using a small cake mold, placing the cake batter all over the mold may cause the cake to overflow from the mold during baking. In filled cake recipes, after pouring the cake batter, you can add the filling to the middle of the mold with the help of a spoon or syringe.

How to Use Small Cake Molds

How to Use Silicone Small Cake Molds?

Silicone small cake molds should be washed with hot water before use. After lubricating the mold with a thin layer of solid oil, you can pour the mortar so that it corresponds to half of the mold.

Silicone has a structure that prevents the cake from sticking to the mold after some oil application. While removing the cake from the mold, you can press the mold from the base with gentle movements, so that the cake can be separated from the mold in a practical way.

How to Use Silicone Cake Molds?

Silicone cake molds are obtained from silicone material. With its bendable and foldable structure, silicone molds, which take up very little space in kitchens, are just as easy to clean. In order for the silicone molds to maintain their non-stick properties, you should keep the mold in boiling water for about 5-10 minutes after each use.

How to Use Silicone Cake Molds in the Oven?

Due to its structure, silicone distributes the heat evenly and helps each part of the cake in the mold to be cooked equally. You can use a baking tray by placing the silicone cake mold in the oven. The silicone cake mold should not come into direct contact with the oven surface.

You can use silicone cake molds, which are heat resistant up to 357 degrees Celsius, in recipes that require oven use with peace of mind. After the cake is baked, you should take the tray out of the oven with an oven mitt and wait about half an hour for the cake and mold to come to room temperature.

How to Clean Silicone Cake Molds?

Soaking the silicone cake molds in boiling water for a few minutes after use helps to open the pores of the silicone and effectively remove the remaining oils from the pores.

Before using the cake molds that are washed in the dishwasher or cleaned with detergent, you can open the silicone pores by soaking in water, and remove the detergent residues from the bottom of the surface from the cake mold. Silicone cake molds should not be washed with cleaning products that contain high levels of chemicals.

When using a silicone cake mold, it is recommended to avoid using sharp tools such as knives to remove the cake. Cutting and piercing tools deform the surface of the silicone, causing the mold structure to deteriorate. Silicone cake molds should not come into direct contact with a stove, electric stove or naked flame.

How to Use Silicone Small Cake Molds

How to Use Plastic Cake Molds?

Plastic cake molds, which are offered to users in different sizes and forms, are often preferred due to their heat distribution feature. Internal cleaning of the mold is very easy. Its structure, which is similar to silicone, prevents the cake from sticking to the mold and helps it to be removed from the mold in one go.

How to Use Metal Cake Molds?

Before pouring the cake mortar into the metal cake mold, the inside must be well lubricated. If the size of the mold is large, you can also place greaseproof paper inside.

Metal cake molds come to room temperature in a longer time than silicone and paper. In order to avoid an undesirable situation, you can take the cake out of the oven and take it to a safe area and wait for the cake and mold to come to room temperature.

How to Use Metal Cake Molds

How to Use Small Metal Cake Molds?

Small metal cake molds, which are frequently preferred in recipes with decorations such as cream, prevent the cream or other decorations from getting on the bottom of the cake. Cake molds made of metal are suitable for use for many years due to their durable structure. It can be washed in the machine or by hand with a soft sponge.

How to Use Small Metal Cake Molds

How to Use Cuffed Cake Molds in the Oven?

When using clamped cake molds, you can lay greaseproof paper to coincide with the base and the periphery. In the absence of greaseproof paper, you can lubricate the entire inner surface so that there are no gaps.

Before pouring the mortar into the mold, you need to bring the mold to a stable form by placing the clamp section so that it fits on the base. After the cake is baked, you can wait for a certain period of time for the cake and the mold to come to room temperature, and then open the clamp and make the cake ready for presentation.

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