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Why is my cake burning on the bottom and the top is not done. I must not have the oven rack in the right place. If I want the cake to bake less on the bottom, what position should the rack be in.

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A sheet of aluminum foil under the pan can help prevent burning on the bottom.

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If your oven heats unevenly you can also bake you cake with can pan on a sheet pan that is doubled up as well.(two sheet pans stack on top of each other) This helps with the bottom of cake (if you don't own a glass pan) from turning too dark too fast. Of course, you should in fact bake the cake in the center of the oven at best.

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Moving it up should help. Also try a glass pan not a metal pan that will slow the heat transfer into the cake.

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