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What sort of cake tin is this?

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PrettyCandles Tue 09-Nov-10 09:02:37

Ive been given a cake tin: round, 23cm/9" across, 11cm/4.5" tall.

I've never seen such a deep cake tin, other than a bundt tin. What would you bake in this tin - is it for a specific cake?

bamboobutton Tue 09-Nov-10 09:04:41

i would make a rich fruit cake in a tin that deep.

Guacamole Tue 09-Nov-10 09:08:06

Could it be for a large/deep fruitcake? Wedding cake styley?

MassiveKnob Tue 09-Nov-10 09:09:25

loaf tin?

thisisyesterday Tue 09-Nov-10 09:10:44

i would say a deep fruit cake yes

i have one exactly the same and that's what i use it for!

TrillianAstra Tue 09-Nov-10 09:12:22

Rich heavy chocolate cake. (there's one in Nigella's How to Eat that suggests coking it in one big thing then slicing in two to put filling in the middle)

PrettyCandles Tue 09-Nov-10 09:43:53

How ironic that, having made fruit cakes in my conventionally shallow tins year after year, I've been given a deep tin specifically for fruit cakes - just when I decided not to make a fruit cake this year!

I shall look for that rich choc cake recipe - thanks!

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