Re: more than one cookie pan in oven at same time?
> "Julia Altshuler" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> message news:4iIac.154223$po.904574@attbi_s52
> > Aaron Epstein wrote:
> > > I am preparing brownie cookies made from Pillbury
> > > brownie mix. The contents of one package requires a
> > > total of four cookie pans. If the oven has room, can
> > > all four pans be placed in the oven at the same time,
> > > OR, do I need to cook just one pan of cookies at the
> > > same time?
> > >
> > > I've been told that if all pans are placed in oven at
> > > same time, baking will be done unevenly.
> > It really depends on your experience with your oven.
> > Some ovens have hotspots where food burns while the rest
> > is uncooked. When you put everything in at once, it
> > takes longer for the oven to get back up to baking
> > temperature which can affect how long you have to bake
> > for, but again, it depends on the oven. Some come up to
> > temp faster than others. You might try moving the pans
> > around while baking, but that means opening the oven
> > door which means the temp goes down which means the oven
> > comes back up to temp unevenly. How important are these
> > brownies? If it were me, I'd put everything in at once,
> > watch through the glass door and note how everything
> > turns out. If it were imperitive that I get it right the
> > first time, I'd bake only one or two pans at a time.
> > --Lia
> I get inconsistent results if I put the pans on different
> racks. I feel that not only does the heat differ in
> different parts of the oven, but even heat circulation is
> also blocked.
I always switch racks halfway through. This works fine for
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