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A question about a recipe: Chocolate Bundt Cake

I have a question about the recipe "Chocolate Bundt Cake" from KelseyTheNaptimeChef. Is there a standard size bundt pan? What size is right for this recipe?

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Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added about 3 years ago

I've made it in a (I think standard-sized) 9" Bundt pan. I think people have also made it a layer cake using 2 8" cake pans. It's really great--try it!

CarlaCooks added about 3 years ago
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I have made made this cake many times, yet I've never used a bundt pan! The recipe makes enough batter for me to cook a 9 in circular cake (don't fill more than 2/3, this batter really rises) plus a loaf pan. The loaf takes about 35 or 40 minutes to cook, and the cake takes over an hour (between 1 hour to 1 1/4 hours). After 50 minutes of baking, I check the cake every 5 minutes until the toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy the great recipe!

Nargess added 8 days ago

CarlaCooks.. what size loaf pan did you use? and did you not need to reduce (half) the recipe for the loaf?

CarlaCooks added 8 days ago

Nargess, I make the full recipe and cook some of it in a cake pan and some of it in a loaf pan. I've used both a 9inch by 5 inch pan and a 11 inch by 5 inch pan... you just have to adjust the baking time based on the size of the pan. For the 9"x5", I'll start checking it after 35 minutes.

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