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Cooking Informations

Oven Baking
For best cooking results, heat 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.
Baking Problems
Causes
Cookies and bis-
• Cookies and biscuits put into
cuits burn on the
the oven before the preheating
bottom.
time is completed.
• Oven rack overcrowded.
• Dark pan absorbs heat too fast.
Cakes too dark
• Cakes put into the oven before
on top or bottom.
preheating time is completed.
• Rack position too high or low.
• Oven too hot.
Cakes not done
• Oven too hot.
in the center.
• Incorrect pan size.
• Pan not centered in oven.
Cakes not level.
• Range not level.
• Pan too close to oven wall or
rack overcrowded.
• Pan warped.
Foods not done
• Oven too cool.
when cooking
time is up.
• Oven overcrowded.
• Oven door opened too fre-
quently.

Baking Problems and Solutions Chart

Corrections
• Allow oven to preheat to the selected temperature be-
• Choose pan sizes that will permit 5.1 cm to 10.2 cm (2"
• Use a medium-weight aluminum baking sheet.
• Allow oven to preheat to the selected temperature be-
• Use proper rack position for baking needs.
• Set oven temperature 25°F/12°C lower than recom-
• Set oven temperature 25°F/12°C lower than recom-
• Use pan size suggested in recipe.
• Use proper rack position and place pan so there is 5.1
• Place a marked glass measuring cup filled with water
• Be sure to allow 5.1 cm to 10.2 cm (2" to 4") of clear-
• Do not use pans that are dented or warped.
• Set oven temperature 25°F/12°C higher than suggested
• Be sure to remove all pans from the oven except the
• Open oven door only after shortest recommended bak-
13
fore placing food in oven.
to 4") of air space on all sides when placed in the oven.
fore placing food in the oven.
mended.
mended.
cm to 10.2 cm (2" to 4") of space on all sides of pan.
on the center of the oven rack. If the water level is un-
even, refer to the installation instructions for leveling
the range.
ance on all sides of each pan in the oven.
and bake for the recommended time.
ones to be used for baking.
ing time.

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