TopicHow wide is a half sheet cake.
PostedThu, Sep 12th 2019 09:07 AM
Because size conversions can get confusing, one way you can simplify things is to choose pans that have lengths or widths that are divisible by each other. For example, if your “full” sheet pan is 18” x 24”, you should find a half size pan that’s 12” x 18” and a quarter pan that’s 9” x 12”, since those numbers divide evenly into each other.
The trick after that is figuring out how to adjust the baking time. There is no hard and fast rule, so you’ll have to rely on your senses and checking the cake for the usual signs of doneness, such as pulling away from the sides of the pan or springing back when you touch the center lightly.