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Quick question about the 10 incher I'm making!

(7 Posts)
BedHog Fri 03-May-13 19:09:47

I've made a 10 inch circular chocolate victoria sandwich using half a pound each of butter, sugar and flour/cocoa mix, with 4 eggs. I just need to cook the thing and I'm not sure how long for. confused I doubled the quantities from a 7" recipe which said 180 degrees C for 25-30 minutes. Presumably I have to increase the time as it's bigger, but how long should I cook it for? (roughly, obv I'll look at it first to make sure it's risen etc)


BedHog Fri 03-May-13 19:23:14

Anyone? I've put it in the oven now so if nobody answers it will either be burnt or raw!!!

BedHog Fri 03-May-13 19:33:31

It's been in 20 minutes now...

Wolfcub Fri 03-May-13 19:37:26

it'll probably take 35 to 50 mins depending on your oven

BedHog Fri 03-May-13 19:40:56

Thankyou!! thanks

It's starting to rise now. Do I just stick a knife in the middle to see if it's cooked or is there a better way? <novice>

yearningformyyoni Fri 03-May-13 21:03:19

Presumably you've took the cake out by now, but for future reference, use a chopstick or something else long and thin to poke in the middle. If it comes out wet then it isn't cooked!

BedHog Sat 04-May-13 09:19:57

Thanks yearning - yes it's out now! I left it in for 40 minutes but it didn't rise a huge amount so I think it's going to be a single layer cake! Just need to ice it now.

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