How many boxes of cake mix do I need for a 9×13 pan?

The standard 9-inch by 13-inch cake can be made with one box of mix. A 12-inch by 18-inch sheet pan uses 14 cups of cake batter, requiring just over two boxes of cake mix.

How long do you bake a cake in a 9 by 13 pan?

For the Classic Birthday Cake made in a 9” x 13pan, bake it for 45 to 48 minutes at 325°F until it tests done.

Can you layer a 9×13 cake?

Cutting in half should create two 13 x 9-inch layers. If your cake is looking particularly wonky, you can try to level it off, but usually sheet cakes bake relatively flat—or at least, flat enough that some extra frosting at the edges can make up the difference.

Can I use 8×8 instead of 9×13?

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.

What can I use if I don’t have a 9×13 pan?

Alternative baking pan sizes: your takeaways

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.

How do you double a 9×13 recipe?

To figure this out, divide the area of the larger pan by the area of the 8-inch pan. For the 9- x 13-inch pan: 117 divided by 64 = 1.82, which is close enough to 2 that you can confidently double the recipe for the larger pan.

What would be half of a 9×13 pan?

When halving a basic 9×13 casserole, cut the recipe in half and bake it in an 8×8-inch pan.

What is double the size of a 9×13 pan?

It would seem like a no-brainer that doubling a 9″ x 13” recipe would be perfect in a 13″ x 18″ half-sheet pan. After all, 117 x 2 = 234 exactly.

Can you use a 9×13 pan instead of two 9 inch pans?

For example, if a 9×13 inch pan is 117 square inches and a 9inch round pan is 63.5 square inches, you can be confident that the volume from one 9×13 inch pan can fit into TWO 9inch round pans (approximately 120 square inches total).