Recycled Cake Tin

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Introduction: Recycled Cake Tin

Have your ever felt like making a single-serve cake, but don't have the right pans to do it? You don't really want to bake an entire cake or a whole batch of cupcakes, but just can't find the right equipment. Well, now you can. When you feel like making dessert for one, this recycled cake tin is the perfect option. It's something that you probably have in your house already and you don't have to waste time, effort and money looking for the perfect tin.

Step 1: Collect Materials

1 x Large Can ( I used a 425g tuna tin)

Can Opener

Pastry Brush

Oil

Cake Batter (of your choice)

Step 2: Prepare Tin

Using the can opener, carefully remove the lid off the tin.

You will need a can opener that removes the rim from the tin. Do this carefully to avoid cuts.

Step 3:

Remove contents of the tin and clean thoroughly.

Step 4:

Grease the cleaned tin with oil.

Step 5:

Pour prepared cake batter into tin.

Place onto a stable baking tray and bake in the oven according to recipe.

Step 6:

Remove from oven and leave to cool.

Step 7:

Once cool, carefully remove cake from tin.

If the cake appears to be slightly stuck, you can run a knife or skewer around the edges of the tin to loosen it.

Step 8:

Your cake is ready to enjoy!

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    4 Comments

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    DIYJRAY
    DIYJRAY

    Question 2 years ago

    Is this food safe? I learned not to cook in tins because they're lined with plastic.

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    NoBoxEver
    NoBoxEver

    Answer 2 years ago

    Most cans are no longer lined with a plastic. But to set your mind at rest, you could use an abrasive plastic (not metal) scrubbing pad and scour the inside thoroughly. Then rinse well with hot water.

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    Penolopy Bulnick
    Penolopy Bulnick

    2 years ago

    What a fun way to bake a little cake :)

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    NoBoxEver
    NoBoxEver

    2 years ago on Step 5

    Be sure to test the cake frequently for doneness, using a toothpick in the center.. It should be just barely moist. A small cake does not need the same baking time as a full cake in a larger pan.