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Oven Baking Information - Kenmore C970-44183 Use & Care Manual

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Oven Baking Information

For best results, preheat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc. There is no need to
preheat the oven for roasting meat or baking casseroles.
The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned
appliance. Refer to "Adjusting the Oven Temperature" section in the Electronic Oven Control Guide.
Baking Problems
Cookies and
biscuits burn on
the bottom.
Cakes too dark on
top or bottom.
Cakes not done in
the center.
Cakes not level.
Foods not done
when cooking time
is up.
Baking problems and solutions
Causes
• Cookies and biscuits put into
the oven before the preheating
time is completed.
• Oven rack overcrowded.
• Dark pan absorbs heat too fast.
• Cakes put into the oven before
preheating time is completed.
• Oven rack position too high or
low.
• Oven too hot.
• Oven too hot.
• Incorrect pan size.
• Pan not centered in the oven.
• Range not level.
• Pan too close to oven wall or
rack overcrowded.
• Pan warped.
• Oven too cool.
• Oven overcrowded.
• Oven door opened too
frequently.
Corrections
• Allow oven to preheat to the selected temperature
before placing food in oven.
• Choose pan sizes that will permit 2" to 4" (5.1 cm to
10.2 cm) of air space on all sides when placed in the
oven.
• Use a medium-weight aluminum baking sheet.
• Allow oven to preheat to the selected temperature
before placing food in the oven.
• Use proper rack position for baking needs.
• Set oven temperature 25°F/12°C lower than
recommended.
• Set oven temperature 25°F/12°C lower than
recommended.
• Use pan size suggested in recipe.
• Use proper rack position and place pan so there is 2"
to 4" (5.1 cm to 10.2 cm) of space on all sides of pan.
• Place marked glass measuring cup filled with water
on the center of the oven rack. If water level is
uneven, refer to the installation instructions for
leveling the appliance.
• Be sure to allow 2" to 4" (5.1 cm to 10.2 cm) of
clearance on all sides of each pan in the oven.
• Do not use pans that are dented or warped.
• Set oven temperature 25°F /12°C higher than
suggested and bake for the recommended time.
• Be sure to remove all pans from the oven except the
ones to be used for baking.
• Open oven door only after shortest recommended
baking time.
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