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Cakes sticking in my ring mould/bundt tin

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MrsArthurWellesley Wed 15-Jan-14 13:46:41

So I've been baking quite a few things in a ring mould recently and the cakes were sticking to the fluted bottom/top of the ring mould so I'd have to reconstruct the cake when I turned it out. So off I trotted to get a new ring mould and what I bought is in fact a bundt tin. And the cakes are still sticking confused

Admittedly, I have been cooking cakes with fruit in them and often using frozen fruit, which never helps, but any tips for helping the cakes turn out properly?

I haven't been greasing the bundt tin because it's that really good anodised non-stick stuff, but should I do that anyway? What's best, butter, butter plus flour or something like cake release?

4merlyknownasSHD Wed 15-Jan-14 14:34:46

MrsArthur, If your Bundt/Ring Mould is anodised, it will not be non-stick (unless subsequently non-stick coated, which would be strange). It may be "easy-release" but that is not the same. The release characteristics will get better with use (which non-stick coated products won't) but need to be handled correctly to get the best out of them. The company I work for produces anodised bakeware so I know about this issue. This is not one of our products, however, as we don't do a fluted bundt.

You should give it a thorough clean to get rid of any "stuck" cake residue. Then you should grease with a block butter or block margarine, not a spreadable sort as the oils they put in to make them spreadable are the oils that could make the cake stick (olive oil is a no-no). After greasing, dust with flour. This should allow you to get a good release. Groundnut oil is also good.

Starballbunny Wed 15-Jan-14 14:37:21

I'll try butter next time, my ring tin sticks, horribly.

JanetAndRoy Wed 15-Jan-14 14:42:01

Don't use groundnut oil if you are planning on baking for nut allergy sufferers anytime soon!
I swear by Dr Oetker spray. It's available in Sainsburys (and probably other supermarkets too. It's not cheap, but a little goes a long way.

Chopsypie Wed 15-Jan-14 15:01:39

Lakeland do a cake release spray, I've never used it but MIl swears by it

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