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Oct 26, 2005 07:09 PM

Mini loaves--how many pans to use?

  • j

I have to make small, sliceable loaves for a tea party. The recipe I was given is supposed to make "two large loaves." I'm going to have to buy some mini pans--my question is how many mini pans will the recipe fill?

The recipe calls for 3 cups flour, 3 eggs, 1 cup oil, 2 cups sugar, 2 cups chopped nuts, salt, soda, bp, and 2 cups total "A to Z," that is a choice or a mixture of grated apples, chopped dates, on through grated zucchini.

I can make a practice loaf, but I thought some of you would have an idea how many pans I'd need to get first.

Thanks for your help on this.

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  1. Jenny, have you considered making the two large loaves and simply cutting them into smaller sizes? It would save buying mini pans. If you must buy the minis, try the supermarket disposible ones unless you plan to use them often.

    1. One "large loaf" recipe (9" pan) will fill two mini-loaf pans. I have loaf pans in all sizes, and like using mini pans for parties etc. If you like to bake, it's worth having the minis, and they're not expensive.