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Translating cooking terms between US / UK / AU / CA / NZ

This post is an attempt to keep track of the terms that differ between dialects of English or exist in some dialects but not others: British / Australian / Canadian / American / etc. Please note that ...
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Can a disposable aluminium pan be used to bake a cake?

I want to know if an aluminium lasagna pan can be used in an oven for baking a cake?
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Is it possible to know how much the cake weighs using a specific size of cake pan before baking?

I have someone asking me for a wedding cake. She wants three separate round cakes. The cakes will serve 100-150 people and the point she emphasized was it being easy to slice and share. Would two 11x3 ...
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How does the baking time change if I scale up a cake recipe?

I have recipes for chocolate cake, Maderia cake, lemon drizzle and champagne cake. I want to increase the ingredients to make a bigger cake. Do I still use the same baking time and temperature?
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In what ways does the size of the baking pan matter while baking cakes?

Rose Levy's reviews warn about using the right sized pans, and say that failing to do so will result in failure. I have glass ware and silicon cups for baking cakes. I prefer to bake the cake ...
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What temperature and time do I need to bake a 35cm Madeira cake?

I am cooking a very large wedding cake (35 cm or 14 inch) and can't get the cooking time right. Is there a specific temperature I should use?
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Doubling a red velvet cake recipe

I have made 4 times the recipe in order to make a half sheet cake. Do I lower the degrees and bake time?
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Does the thickness of a cake affect the baking time?

I am very new to baking, so this may be a bit of an obvious question, but: My daughter wants an airplane shaped chocolate cake for her birthday. I have seen various ideas where you bake a cake, then ...
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up scaling cake recipe and increasing pan size

How is baking time and/or temperature adjusted when scaling up a cake recipe from a 9x13 pan to a full sheet pan?
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How to make adjust a recipe for red velvet cake when increasing the quantity?

If I'm quadrupling the recipe for a red velvet cake do I still add four times the baking soda and powder?
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Why would the exterior of a cake cook and not the interior?

I attempted to make the blueberry corn cake from "All About Cake" by Christina Tosi, and for both layers, the top of the cake got rock solid and started to collapse down, but the inside of the cake ...