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pound sides get brown to fast

one of my biggest issues with my pound cakes is that the side get brown before the top. How can I correct that?

asked by Andrea Robinson over 2 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 2 years ago

Are you using a nonstick pan? I ask because dark nonstick pans cook more quickly, and it sounds like this could be what's happening to your cakes. Usually when using these pans, I turn the oven down 25 degrees.