Rectangle cake quantities

(6 Posts)
NoComet Fri 13-Dec-13 09:32:51

Assuming you rectangular tin isn't full round cake (two sandwich tins) deep and they normally aren't 8 eggs is about right.

ZingChoirsOfAngels Fri 13-Dec-13 09:11:58

right, the answer is (drum roll):

you need and 8 egg mixture.

so 8 eggs,
16 oz butter or margarine
16 oz caster sugar
16 oz self raising flour
10 ml (2 teaspoons) vanilla extract

I'd add 2 teaspoons of baking powder as well.
I always add some, my cakes come out a good height and very fluffy and moist!

good luck!smile

ZingChoirsOfAngels Fri 13-Dec-13 07:03:00

I'll call my cake shop asap and will let you know what they think.

how many people is it for?
and would it be just an average sponge as I described?

cakeaddict Thu 12-Dec-13 19:50:44

Thanks - yes, it's roughly A4.
Unfortunately no time to do a test run - need to make it tomorrow for a party on Saturday.

ZingChoirsOfAngels Thu 12-Dec-13 19:48:16

that's roughly an A4size, isn't it?
I can call my cake shop tomorrow to find out, but I would probably just do a 6 egg mix

(6 eggs, 12 oz each self-raising flour, butter/margarine, sugar, 5ml vanilla extract)

do you have the time to do a test run?

cakeaddict Thu 12-Dec-13 19:43:22

I am making a birthday cake that involves baking a sponge in a 33 x 23cm rectangular cake tin. But I can't find any converters anywhere that will tell me how much mixture I need for a tin this size and shape. Does anyone know?

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