Ask Nancy

Do You Have a Question?

I'll be answering ten questions each month... and if your question is chosen, I'll post a personalized response!

Submit Your Question

Can I use a fluted tube cake pan instead of round 9” cake pans when baking a cake?

Alicia - from Harlingen, TX

It is possible to bake some cake recipes that call for being made in two 9 in. round cake pans in a fluted tube instead, but it depends on the type of cake Each would need 9-10 cups of batter to bake, but light airy cakes might not hold up in the tube pan. You’ll have better success with firmer textured or pound cakes in the tube pan.


Return to all questions

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.