This is the "Cook's Choice, Better Baker Edible Bowl Maker" which I received as a gift.
Now the idea appears clever enough, but everything I try to do with it either comes out too hard to be enjoyable (not 'Good Eats') or it comes out like this: (the finished product won't come out in one usable piece.
I've greased/floured the bowls, I've allowed the product to cool thoroughly...
What techniques or recipe adjustments will help me get a usable cake out of the mold? (note: I would also like to be able to use this for breads, but I'll settle for getting a usable cake out of the mold for now...)
[Follow-up]: With thanks to all who contributed..
So I found some Pam Baking spray (yea, right next to the stuff I always get, just hadn't noticed it before...) and tried releasing the cakes before they were fully cooled: