View Full Version : Silicone bakeware
08-25-2006, 03:28 PM
yea or nay?
I'm going to be totally objective about this one. lol... :p
I've got the potholders, etc... should i buy into the hype about all the other stuff?
08-25-2006, 09:42 PM
I use for baking, everything turns out well with it. You have to be careful because food bakes faster in it though. I always drop the baking temp by around 25 degrees and start checking for doneness 2/3 of the way through the baking time.
I have a square silicone pan I use for brownies, gingerbread, and cornbread. And a muffin tin which I have found is hard to use. Unless I bake muffins really low and slow, the undersides get tough and overly done.
Now, I also use a silpat for cookies and such and it works out really well too. But again, it conducts heat really well, so have to take care not to scorch the bottoms, especially when baking with butter.
All in all I like them, they are easy to clean, easy to store and for the most part bake really well.
08-28-2006, 03:36 PM
I got a silicone Bundt pan. The cake I made wasn't done in the middle despite increasing baking time. It was also very awkward because of the weight of the batter.
I have no idea how it works for any other pans, but I do love my silicone tools! Wouldn't be without them.
And ditto on the Silpats. I love those things.
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