To bake loaves of yeast bread, heat the oven to the higher temperature given, and leave it at this degree for about fifteen minutes. Then reduce it to the lower figure for the remainder of the baking period. See table of oven temperatures above.

Bread

Temperature of Oven Degrees Fahrenheit

Baking Period

Yeast, white (loaves) ..............

400 to 375

Minutes

60

graham or whole wheat (loaves) .................

400 to 350

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60

Baking-powder (quick bread, loaves) ..................

400

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40 - 50

Corn bread (sheets) .........

400

Minutes

20 - 25

Biscuits, baking-powder......

450 - 460

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12 - 15

Muffins, yeast ..............

400 - 425

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20 - 30

baking-powder............

400 - 425

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20 - 25

Popovers ..................

450 to 350

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35 - 40

Rolls, yeast ................

400 - 425

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20 - 25

Cake

Temperature of Oven Degrees Fahrenheit

Baking Period

Angel....................

.275 - 300

Minutes

60 - 75

Butter, plain loaf ..........

.350 - 375

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45 - 60

sheet or cup.............

.375

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20 - 30

layer...................

.375

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20

.350

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60 - 75

Fruit, small...............

.325

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75 - 90

large...................

.275

Hours

3 - 4

Molasses, sheet ............

.350 - 375

Minutes

25 - 30

cup ...................

.350 - 375

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15 - 25

Sponge, loaf ..............

.300 - 325

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40 - 60

sheet...................

.325

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30

Cookies

Drop ....................

.375 - 400

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12 - 15

Filled ....................

.400 - 425

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10 - 15

Ginger snaps ..............

.375

cc

8 - 10

Macaroons ................

.250 - 300

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15 - 20

Molasses ..................

.350 - 375

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18 - 20

Thin, rolled...............

.350 - 375

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10 - 12

Gingerbread ..............

3 50 - 375

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30 - 40

Pastry

Cheese straws, etc...........

.500

Minutes

10

Cream puffs and eclairs.....

.400 to 350

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45

Meringues, cooked separately .

.250 - 300

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40 - 60

on pies and puddings.....

.300 - 350

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8 - 10

Pie crust, shells, large pies . . .

.450 - 500

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20 - 40

tarts ...................

.400 - 450

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15 - 20

Pies, double crust with fruit filling................

.450to425

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40

single crust, (custard, pumpkin, etc.) ........

.450 to 325

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40

450

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15