Advanced search

Any idea what this cake tin is for?

(11 Posts)
tb Fri 06-Sep-13 17:14:40

Could it be a tin for a charlotte? You know, the pudding that has sponge fingers around the outside, and a sort of moussey filling. From memory that's done in a deep tin with slightly sloping sides.

Tee2072 Fri 30-Aug-13 07:18:44

Angel food cake tins have a cone in the middle. So not that.

ILoveAFullFridge Fri 30-Aug-13 00:21:40

Flat base, smooth side.

I don't have any recipes that require such a deep tin. I've made plenty of Xmas/wedding cakes, and can't imagine ever making such a deep one.

I wonder whether it is indeed a pannetone tin.

nextphase Thu 29-Aug-13 21:22:19

Does it have a flat base? Or one that would create a donught cake?
First - is the the bottom half of a cupcake tin? So you need the top tin also?
Second - sounds like an angel cake tin

ArtisanLentilWeaver Thu 29-Aug-13 21:12:04

Does it have smooth sides or wavy?

What are Italian Christmas cakes cooked in? I can't remember what they are called Pannetoni or something?

HepsibarCrinkletoes Thu 29-Aug-13 20:14:45


Tee2072 Thu 29-Aug-13 20:13:51

I was just looking on Lakeland and they have some that are 3.5 tall but they don't say they are for anything special. Just 'deep cake tins'.

SummerRain Thu 29-Aug-13 20:09:32

A half size fruit cake? Like Christmas/wedding cake?

MrsHowardRoark Thu 29-Aug-13 20:08:10

Like a bundt cake tin without the middle bit?

Tee2072 Thu 29-Aug-13 20:07:17

Christmas Cake? That needs a fairly tall tin, doesn't it?

ILoveAFullFridge Thu 29-Aug-13 20:05:51

I've been given a slightly odd cake tin. Circular, 8.5" across the base, 9.25" across the top. The strange thing is its height: 4.5" tall, nearly twice the height of an ordinary cake tin. It's non-stick, so can't be very old.

I have no idea what it's for (neither did its giver, which was why she gave it to me!).

Any thoughts?

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now