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Foolproof guide to lining a round cake tin

Tired of messing up your bakes thanks to inexpert cake tin lining? We're here to help with this handy little guide on the best way to line a round cake tin.

  1. Step 1

    Draw around the base onto baking paper and cut it out. Cut a strip that’s 5cm taller to go around the tin.

    Step 1
  2. Step 2

    Make a fold 3cm along one long edge of the strip, then make a series of small cuts up to the fold.

    Step 2
  3. Step 3

    Grease the tin and stick the long paper strip to the inside, so the edge with the cuts is at the bottom.

    Step 3
  4. Step 4

    Press into the edges of the tin, then top with the circle for the base.

    Step 4