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Parchment paper lined cake pan with a roll of parchment paper and pair of scissors next to it.
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How To Line A Round Cake Pan With Parchment Paper

This step by step tutorial will walk you through how to line a round cake pan with parchment paper so that you can get baking delicious cakes that come out of the pan every time.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins

Equipment

  • Pair of scissors

Ingredients

  • Cake Pan(s)
  • Parchment Paper

Instructions

  • Begin by tearing a piece off parchment paper off the roll that is larger than the cake pan you need to line.
    Parchment paper resting on a cake pan with the roll and a pair of scissors to the side.
  • Fold the parchment paper in half.
    Piece of parchment paper folding in half with cake pans and scissors on the table.
  • Fold the parchment paper in half in the opposite direction to make a small square/rectangle. Fold the parchment paper into a triangle, making sure the completely folded corner is the point.
    Parchment paper folded into a triangle.
  • Fold the triangle into an even smaller triangle, making sure the edges meet.
    Parchment paper folded into a triangle.
  • Now hold the point of the parchment paper against the center of the cake pan and cut the overhanging parchment paper off the triangle about 1/4-inch before the edge of the pan.
    Folded parchment paper being cut to line a cake pan.
  • Unfold your parchment paper and spray the cake pan before placing the parchment inside it before adding the cake batter.
    Parchment paper lined cake pan with a roll of parchment paper and pair of scissors next to it.