Mad Dadderâ„¢ Baking Instructions

Baking recommendations for both Round and Square Mad Dadder pans.

Select your size and get baking.

6" & 8" Mad Dadders
We recommend baking at 315 degrees.

To improve baking results, use one Heating Rod (HCR-425) in the deep end of the pan. 

  1. Prep the pan as usual.
  2. Fill the pan according to the batter capacity.
  3. Place heating rod in the deepest part of the pan with the flat head on the bottom.
  4. Remove rod after baking. 
 
To use flower nails, float 1 or 2 flower nails in the deep end of the pan to act as heat conductors. Float the flower nails with the head of the nail resting on the batter and nail pointing down. Remove the nails after baking.
 
See more heating core & heating rod instructions HERE.
10" Mad Dadders
We recommend baking at 315 degrees.

To improve baking results, use one or more Heating Rods (HCR-425) in the deep end of the pan. 

  1. Prep the pan as usual.
  2. Fill the pan according to the batter capacity.
  3. Place heating rod in the deepest part of the pan with the flat head on the bottom.
  4. Remove rod after baking. 
 
To use flower nails, float 1 or 2 flower nails in the deep end of the pan to act as heat conductors. Float the flower nails with the head of the nail resting on the batter and nail pointing down. Remove the nails after baking.
 
See more heating core & heating rod instructions HERE.
12" Mad Dadders
We recommend baking at 300 degrees. 

To improve baking results, use two or more Heating Rods (HCR-425), or one Heating Core (PHC-4) in the deep end of the pan. 

Heating Rod:

  1. Prep the pan as usual.
  2. Fill the pan according to the batter capacity.
  3. Place heating rod in the deepest part of the pan with the flat head on the bottom.
  4. Remove rod after baking.
 
Heating Core:
  1. Grease the inside and outside of the heating core, as you did your cake pan.
  2. Fill the pan according to the batter capacity.
  3. Place the heating core in the deepest part of the pan. Fill with batter.
  4. Remove heating core after cake has cooled.
  5. Fill the hole with cake from the center of the heating core.
 
Flower Nails:
 
To use flower nails, float 3 or more flower nails in the deep end of the pan to act as heat conductors. Float the flower nails with the head of the nail resting on the batter and nail pointing down. Remove the nails after baking.
 
See more heating core & heating rod instructions HERE.
 
14" Mad Dadders

We recommend baking at 285 to 300 degrees. 

To improve baking results, use two or more Heating Rods (HCR-425), or one Heating Core (PHC-4) in the deep end of the pan. 

Heating Rod:

  1. Prep the pan as usual.
  2. Fill the pan according to the batter capacity.
  3. Place heating rod in the deepest part of the pan with the flat head on the bottom.
  4. Remove rod after baking.
 
Heating Core:
  1. Grease the inside and outside of the heating core, as you did your cake pan.
  2. Fill the pan according to the batter capacity.
  3. Place the heating core in the deepest part of the pan. Fill with batter.
  4. Remove heating core after cake has cooled.
  5. Fill the hole with cake from the center of the heating core.
 
Flower Nails:
 
To use flower nails, float 3 or more flower nails in the deep end of the pan to act as heat conductors. Float the flower nails with the head of the nail resting on the batter and nail pointing down. Remove the nails after baking.
 
See more heating core & heating rod instructions HERE.

 

Mad Dadder Stacking Chart

Any way you want...

Stack your cake any way you want. Here are a few of the more traditional ways we’ve seen them stacked.
 
Use 'TOP' as a point of reference.

Click HERE to download the PDF stacking chart. 

Mad Dadder Baking & Stacking


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