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Flan dish - can I substitute with a sponge tin?

(4 Posts)
maggiethecat Sat 01-Jan-11 17:32:43

I know I wont get the nice edges but is there anything else that goes against using a sponge tin to make a tart/flan?

happysmiley Sat 01-Jan-11 18:10:17

The sponge tin will probably be deeper than a tart tin so you may need extra filling but that's all I can think of.

thenightsky Sat 01-Jan-11 18:15:11

I use cake tins all the time as I don't even own a flan dish. They are a bit small though, so I end up making two.

maggiethecat Sat 01-Jan-11 21:28:34

think that I'll go for doing 2 small ones using my sponge tins - have a huge flan tin but always end up tearing the pastry in an effort to cover the damn thing. have some left over stilton that I don't want to waste.

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