How to prevent cake top from burning (or cracking) – foodomania

I really don’t know if people face this problem. Banana bread recipe with sour cream and brown sugar But I have and hence – this post! ?? I remember how every cake I tried in my new convection oven turned up burnt on top and cracked in so many places. Banana loaf with chocolate chips Even if I followed the recipe exactly, the outsides would crisp & brown too quickly while the inside would still be uncooked. Gluten free banana chocolate chip bread Obviously, we couldn’t eat uncooked cakes so I had to let it bake inspite of the top browning too much.


Moist banana chocolate chip bread The crust was burnt and tasted bad. Healthy chocolate chip banana bread It took me a while to tweak a few things and find the right thing to do! ?? look at the unappealing crust!

The temperature – when the temperature is set too high, the outside of your cake bakes fast while insides are still baking. Banana bread without nuts And there are higher chances of the cake burning. Healthy banana chocolate chip bread And it is also one of the reasons while there are splits on the cake. Banana nut chocolate chip bread my banana cake had a lot of cracks on top!

Even if it is given in the recipe, you’re oven settings may be different. Banana walnut chocolate chip bread So try baking at a lower temperature than the recipe . Best banana bread muffins I always bake my cakes & brownies at 150 or 160 degree C. Banana bread muffins healthy I find that by doing this, the cake bakes evenly while leaving a beautiful crust. Vegan chocolate chip banana bread Agreed it takes slightly longer than the usual time given in a recipe, but I’d rather bake longer & get a perfect cake than something like this huh? ??

So in my experience (and I do believe I’m right) cakes & brownies (muffins, cupcakes etc.) should be baked at a lower temperature while bread dishes can be baked at higher temperatures.

Even after lowering the temperature, your cakes still seem to have a thick brown crust, then most likely there’s a problem with the settings and the heat waves are uneven. Chocolate chip banana bread recipe martha stewart What you can then do is cover your baking dish with aluminum foil. Banana bread recipe applesauce This way, the top is protected from excessive heat! Here’s how you do it –

II. Paleo banana nut bread Tear off a sheet long enough to cover the mouth of the baking dish.

III. Banana nut bread recipe paula deen Place the foil exactly on top of the baking dish ( foil shouldn’t be touching the batter) and trace the outline of the baking dish along the foil.

IV. Banana bread beer recipe Using your hands, tuck the foil in every place to perfectly cover the baking dish.

V. Peanut butter banana bread with chocolate chips Bake as usual. Banana bread without buttermilk In the last 5 or 6 minutes, you can stop the oven, remove the foil & let it bake so that you get that lovely crust.

PLEASE REMEMBER: If the baking dish has batter upto 3/4th or whole of the dish, you cannot use the foil trick as it will just prevent the cake from rising. Banana bread recipe muffins Use this only if the batter reaches half of slightly less than 3/4th of the baking dish. Banana bread recipe vegan This way, even as the cake rises while baking, the batter won’t stick to the foil.

Also, you can’t do this for cupcakes. Banana bread muffins with chocolate chips love the crust on this! Isn’t it beautiful? ??

This is a part of my Baking 101 Series where I share tips and tricks to successful baking.

Hai kavitha . Banana bread muffins uk Recently i bought the same oven and i tried to bake a vanila cake i put 190c at 45 min but after 45 min when i checked its top potion is burned but the inside is still at the barter atage . Banana bread recipe with cream cheese Suggest me a temperature setting and time which helps me to make a new one . Banana cake without baking soda Also do we need to cover with aluminum foil while baking . Banana bread chocolate chip muffins Love tino panicker

190C! Even in a regular oven, you don’t bake a cake at that high a temperature! Its usually 160C. Banana bread with almond flour In case of convection oven, I suggest 140 or 150 C, not more. Banana muffins with chocolate chips It will take longer than a regular oven. Banana bread with almond meal You can refer to my recipes for the exact temperatures.

hi! i use midea convection microwave 4 baking my cake with cake mix.but same problem i face with it,upper side burnt n lower was not baked properly. Gluten free banana bread almond meal my oven provide me all button for making different type of food,there is no alternative 4 selection of any temp or time. Gluten free banana bread almond flour wat should i do?

180C for a cake! That’s such a high temperature! Are you sure the recipe said 180? Ideally 150-60 is the right temp for cakes / brownies… and if you have a convection oven, then a 140C would be a good idea too. Banana bread recipe walnuts Also make sure you cover the pan with aluminum foil for at least the first 20 minutes. How to make healthy banana bread You may have to bake the cake longer than 30 minutes though to fully cook it.

I have a generic toaster oven with no temp control and 15 min max timer. Banana bread mini muffins I’ve learned (through trial and error) to lightly cover my breads/cakes with foil that has toothpick sized holes. Banana bread brown sugar This allows the steam to escape. Moist banana cake recipe with oil You’re not steaming, your baking.

Doing this first allows the whole cake to cook without cracks. Banana loaf recipe with oil Remove the foil and brown the top. Banana cake recipe with oil not butter This way you get a nice smooth cake (because you allowed it to cook via the foil hat), and brown (because you removed the foil hat the and insides are already set).

This is for toaster ovens but I’m sure the same trick can be applied to full sized ovens.

Hi, I wanted to know All d recipes have the temperature for baking in an oven. Banana cake recipe with oil If its 160 degree Celsius in an oven how long do I bake in a microwave.

Hi… You can reduce the temp to 150 or even 140 C and bake for a longer time in a microwave convection. Easy banana cake recipe with oil You’ll have to play with the temperatures the first few times, but you’ll figure out soon enough! ??

Condensed milk, yogurt, flaxseeds powder mixed in warm water, potatoes etc.. Banana bread recipe with self rising flour depends on what purpose the eggs serve in the recipe. Moist chocolate chip banana bread recipe ere is a comprehensive list of egg substitutes I put together a while ago – http://foodomania.com/egg-substitutes/

Have a convection oven..whenever I bake cake only the upper portion gets browned..but I see in recipes or in videos that the sides gets browned too.i like crust..please can u tell me how to brown my cake in the sides

Hi Julia… I think it is more to do with how you grease your pan. Recipe for chocolate chip banana bread Next time, try greasing it with melted butter and baking your cakes.

Moreover, I think most cheesecakes brown on the side too. Banana bread with chocolate chips and walnuts It is okay if your cakes do not brown on the sides, as long as they are cooked!

Hi kavitha, you are a genius. Healthy banana nut muffin recipe In a very young age, you have a lot of talent. Banana bread donna hay Congrats for all your achievements. Old fashioned banana bread recipe May God always bless you with love and protection. 3 ingredient banana bread I’m 50 years old but still I cannot bake a tasty cake in the microwave. Healthy gluten free banana bread All my cakes in microwave have burnt and I had to throw them.Please can you help me ?? My butter cake recipe is : 150g flour, 150g sugar, 150g butter, 2 eggs and vanilla essence. Banana bread recipe eggless Now MY QUESTION is : After blending the batter, how long to bake this butter cake. Vegan banana bread muffins Please tell the exact TIME and TEMPERATURE to bake in microwave convection mode. Gluten free oatmeal banana bread WAITING for your REPLY……………

Thank you Shiyama aunty. Vegan gluten free banana bread ?? I’ll need some more information before I can help you.

2) Which recipe are you using? Are you referring from a cookbook or any website? Your recipe does not have any baking powder / baking soda which seems very strange. Gluten free banana bread muffins Both these are necessary to get the soft cake texture. Healthy banana bread no sugar If you could show me the recipe source (link), I can maybe understand it better.

3) In microwave convection, heating is uneven. Vegan banana bread easy So you have to make sure you bake at a lower temperature than what the recipe specifies. Healthy banana bread recipe uk If the recipe says bake at 160C, it will be a good idea to bake your cake at 150 or even 140C for longer time. Banana loaf recipe easy Also, if the top is getting burned, cover your baking pan with aluminum foil and continue baking. Easy moist banana cake recipe But in this case, you have to make sure your batter is only upto half of the baking pan. Banana cake recipe easy Otherwise the cake will rise and touch the aluminum foil.

Thank you kavitha, for replying me. Banana cake recipe easy moist I will give you the informations you need to help me…

1) I’m using “TRIMAX” Combi – Grill with Convection microwave oven. Super moist banana nut bread recipe 25L , 900 w

2) I’m using the recipe which I normally do in my normal electric oven. Banana cake with chocolate chips It is not from a website or cook book.This cake recipe has become successful many times in my normal oven but it does not work in microwave. Banana cake recipe moist I always add baking powder for my cakes but I forgot to include it on your comment box. Banana cake recipe moist fluffy SORRY dear.

3) ok forget about my Recipe… Please can you tell me a normal cake recipe which you have experimented on microwave. Banana cake recipe easy and quick I will TRY it. Super moist banana cake recipe I have prepared all other food items on my microwave and success but unfortunately only my cakes are getting spoilt and I had to throw away. Banana loaf recipe uk I somehow want to make a successful cake on my microwave at least once in my life time . Best moist banana cake recipe So my dear daughter please HELP ME.

hi .. Moist banana cake recipe I’m using a microwave with convection mode. Moist banana cake recipe jamie oliver i tried baking around 5 times but all my cakes got burned..

I first preheated at 200 c in convection mode. Banana loaf recipe nz Then baked 600g butter cake batter for 25 minutes at 150 c. Best banana cake recipe moist But my cake burnt on the top and inside uncooked. Banana loaf recipe moist Please help me……….. Best banana chocolate chip bread recipe I want to know the accurate temperature and time for each quantity.

I have the same problem of overcooked on the outside under on the inside with bread and cakes. Banana chocolate chip bread recipe However, I did not have this problem until I started cooking without wheat. Banana nut bread with applesauce The paleo recipe I found calls for almond flour. Best banana nut muffin recipe Most recipes I use now call for almond flour. Banana cake recipe without butter Suggestions? Someone said I need to bake for high altitude.

Honestly, I’m not familiar with paleo recipes. Healthy banana bread with yogurt I think its more about figuring out the settings rather than the right kind of flour. Banana bread with oat flour If you trust the recipe, its more about adjusting temperatures and getting it to bake correctly

3) Are you SURE you baked it or microwaved it? Because fumes come out if you use Aluminum foil in Microwave mode, not the Oven mode.

4) When you say you baked at 160, how long did you bake it for?

Hi I’ve tried twice to make a date & walnut loaf, both times I have left it in oven for 1hr 15mins, on 170 (fan) both times the cake has turned out perfect but the top has been slightly burnt. Banana bread cupcake recipe Any ideas where I’m going wrong please.

I faced this situation when I started baking…and luckily some good hearts taught me through and these are the tips they shared. Banana bread recipe low sugar Thanks for rejuvenating my mind again dear…hehe. Banana bread recipe no sugar Sharing is caring..you are doing that!!!

Nice post ?? Baking tips are so useful, as there are so many different variables to adjust. Banana nut muffin recipe I also find not using too deep a cake tin/ mould makes a more even bake, and since changing from metal to silicone the sides no longer tend to get crispy and stay soft. Banana walnut muffin recipe Some of my cake recipes work perfectly in a certain mould but not in others!

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