How to line a round cake tin recipe

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makes: 1
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
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  • Ever wondered how to line a round cake tin with ease? This simple step-by-step technique will make sure you cover your cake tin swiftly and successfully. If you’re an avid baker this is a great technique master so you can your cake mix in the tins and ready for the oven in a matter of minutes. Watch our video guide.


    • You will need:
    • Non-stick baking parchment
    • Sharp scissors
    • A pencil
    • Your round baking tin


    • Grab some non-stick baking parchment, fold the paper in half, rest the tin on top and draw around it with a pencil.

    • Use scissors to cut out the circle just inside the line. Put to one side.

    • For the sides of the tin, lay the tin on its side and wrap the baking parchment around it so it’s fully covered. Then cut off that section of parchment.

    • Fold the paper in half length ways and then almost in half again, so that the height of the paper is just slightly higher than the height of the tin.

    • Make a series of cuts on the folded line, at an angle.

    • Place the side lining into the tin and press down on the cut folds, then place the bottom parchment circle on the base of the tin.

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