It depends on how often you bake brownies. If you only make them once in a while, one pan is all you need. If you make a lot of brownies or other baked recipes, though, you may want two or more pans in different sizes.

## Can I use a 9×13 pan instead of 8×8 for brownies?

Not so hard! Just by glancing at the two pans, you might think that a 9-inch pan is very close in size to an 8-inch pan of the same shape, thus making it a reasonable substitute. But if you check the chart, you’ll find that a 9-inch square pan is more than 25% larger than an 8-inch square pan.

## Can I use 8×8 pan instead of 9×9?

An 8” square pan and 9” round pan can be used interchangeably for cake and bar recipes. A recipe written for a 9” x 13” pan can also be made in two 9” round pans; one 9” round and one 8” round, or two 8” round pans. Baking times may vary due to slightly different depths of batter in the various pan combinations.

## How does pan size affect baking time?

Yes, pan size matters when it comes to baking times and temperatures. In this particular example, since your pan is 1 inch larger, more surface area will be exposed. … The liquid in the cake batter will evaporate quicker, which means it will bake faster.

## Can I use a 9×13 pan instead of 9×9?

An 8 x 8 square pan is 64 square inches, and I’ve often doubled recipes by using a 9 x 13, which is 117 square inches. Usually the baking time is only marginally longer. To double a 9 x 9 pan and bake in a 9 x 13, would yield a taller end result of the cake, and no doubt need a longer baking time.

## Is an 8×8 pan half the size of a 9×13?

Cut Your Recipe in Half

You’re really in luck when it comes to using an 8×8 pan: it’s almost exactly half the size of your larger casserole dish! A 13×9 pan measures 117 square inches of surface area, which will hold about 14 cups of food. The 8×8 pan’s 64 inches of surface area can contain up to 8 cups.

## Do 2 8×8 pans equal a 9×13?

Yeah, just to do the math: an eight inch pan is 64 square inches (8×8=64), so double would be 128 square inches. 9×13 = 117 square inches. So the difference between doubled 8×8 and 9×13 is 11 square inches out of roughly 120, or less than ten percent difference.

## Can I use an 8×8 pan instead of a loaf pan?

If you’re making brownies or cookie bars that don’t rise very much you can use a 9″ square and a 9″ x 13″ rectangular pan interchangeably.

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Square and Rectangular Baking Pans.

Pan Size | Volume | Use Instead |
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8″ x 8″ x 2″ square | 8 cups | 9″ x 2″ round 9″ x 5″ x 3″ loaf pan |

## What size pan can I use instead of 8×8?

For example; you could substitute a 8 x 8 inch (20 x 20 cm) square pan (which is 64 square inches), for a 9 inch (23 cm) round pan (which is 63.5 square inches), without changing the baking time or oven temperature stated in the original recipe.

## What to do if baking pan is too big?

Tip: Resizing Baking Pans

Don’t have the correct size baking pan for a cake or casserole? Downsize a larger one by simply molding a piece of heavy duty foil and fitting it in the pan to adjust for the desired dimensions as shown.

## Do you double the time if you double the recipe?

If you double the volume of an item, you might be changing its dimensions. If you double a cake recipe, and use two cake pans instead of the one, the dimensions of each pan are going to be the same. The total bake time will be very close to the same as baking one cake. … It will require more time to bake through.

## What is the best temperature for baking cakes?

Most cakes bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Reducing the temperature to 325 degrees is all you need to do to get a flat-topped cake.

## How do I reduce the size of my baking pan?

Customize the size of your pan

Make your pan smaller by creating a foil dam. Tear a long sheet and trim it to fit widthwise in your pan. Then fold the short side to create a wall, until you have the correct size pan.

## How many brownies are in a 9×13 pan?

The brownies will be a little thicker in a 9 x 13” pan. 8 x 8= 64 square inches, doubled that’s 128. 9 x 13= 117.

## What is the difference between 9×13 and 13×9?

There is no significant difference between a13- by 9-inch cake pan and a 9- by 13-inch cake pan. They are the same thing. … But whether the pan is labeled as 13- by 9-inch or 9- by 13-inch, it should have a volume of about 14 cups (or 3.3 liters) and be the right size for most sheet cake or bar cookie recipes.

## What can we use instead of baking pan?

No baking pan should not hold you back from baking!

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No Baking Pans? Here Are 3 Easy Baking Hacks

- 1 Use llaneras. Who said that llaneras are just for leche flan? …
- 2 Use cleaned-out cans. Are you craving cupcakes? …
- 3 Make one from aluminum foil. Did you know you could make a baking pan completely from aluminum foil?