Use these guides to help you get the best from your cooking. Remember to stick to either imperial or metric when you’re making a recipe – don’t mix the two.
Sugar temperature guide
Cake tin sizes
As a rule of thumb, a square tin holds about 25% more than a round tin of the same size. If you’re using a square tin for a round tin recipe, keep the temperature the same, and turn the cake during baking, as the corners tend to cook faster than the middle.
|Round tin||Square tin|
|6 inch (15cm)||5 inch (13cm)|
|8 inch (20cm)||7 inch (18cm)|
|9 inch (23cm)||8 inch (20cm)|
|11 inch (28cm)||10 inch (25.5cm)|
Oven temperature guide
|Electricity °C||Electricity (fan) °C||Gas Mark|