A springform pan is a cake pan made of two parts. It has a base and ring which can be removed and it is served at the side of the pan. When a ring is attached to the base then only it acts like a cake pan. After the cake-like cheesecake is baked and cooled, you can remove the sides of the cake pan is easily removed but the cake got exposed. This cake makes the slicing and serving easy.
Springform pans are designed especially for making cheesecakes, cakes with loose toppings, etc. These pans are specially designed to make delicate cakes, without damaging the pans. But these pans are not a necessity.
Springform Pan Substitutes or Alternatives
We can replace the springform Pan Substitute with other pans, below are some replacement is as follows:
1. Loose Bottom Pan
This cake pan can be the close substitute for a springform pan. It has loose and the base is easily removable. This is also round shape pan and easy to clean the corners of cheesecakes. If you are good at baking then you can use this as a replacement, because sometimes springform Pan is not affordable.
2. Tart Pan
This pan is removable designed pan bottom, which can give a beautiful texture to your cheesecakes and can be replaced with the Springform Pan, if you don’t want design then you can make it plain by using foil. They are available in different sizes and shapes.
3. A Round Pan
This is the best substitute and easily available, and affordable by cost. It is easily available and it has a lot of sizes available. Using this pan you have to cover the bottom of the pan with parchment paper, the paper should be large enough, we should put oil or ghee before putting the batter to avoid sticking, and the batter is intact.
4. Cake Pans
These are commonly used pans, and we have to consider a few things before putting the batter in it, such as measurement of ingredients and the time inside the oven. You should put parchment paper on all sides of the paper, it will serve you as a handle when we lift the cake, this requires regular practice and patience. The pan also acts as a serving pan.
5. Pie Pan
These are not much shallow and small in size, but it is a good alternative, the cake is only removed by foil or alternate paper but, pie pans are affordable and easy to use.
6. Muffin or Cupcake Pan
If you want cheesecake in mini sizes, then this is the most affordable and easy pan to be used, If you are organizing any kitty parties, and choosing cheesecakes as a dessert, then these mini cheesecakes will be affordable and easy to use.
7. Silicone Cake Pan
This substitute is made of silicon and if you are using this pan it will help you to remove the cake easily, and it is an excellent option for springform pans. These pans are available in different fun shapes so you can easily attract children, and silicon pans are made to produce firmer cakes, which are good for non-bake cheesecakes.
8. Bundt Pan
If you want the cakes to be made in a decorative way the best option is a bundt, Pan. Its decorative sides and holes make your cake look good and attractive, but you have to line it up with parchment or foil paper so that it will be removed easily, and looks good. You have to be careful while putting ingredients because it will work from bottom to top, we have to put the cream first and freeze it and then have to pour batter on it, then only it will give you hard base and easy to remove the cake.
9. Makeshift Foil pan
Makeshift foil pan is made of foil paper, and it is recyclable foil, this is use-and-throw type pans, and they are easily available in the market in different shape and size. You have to see whether this foil is flat-surfaced or not, and the cake can be easily flipped and removed.
10. Make a no-bake cheesecake and use flat containers
The best and the last substitute of making the cheesecake is, not using the pans but a flat surface container and cut and serve the cake, because the whole cake cannot be served on the plate, otherwise the cake will break and your effort will be in vain.
Hence, if you are an expert baker then use this type of substitute, because using the substitute can cause accidents and it will ruin your effort and money, and many ingredients. Always keep the measurement in your mind so that, you can adequately transfer the cakes.
Baking is sometimes challenging, it requires a lot of patience and presence of mind, if you don’t have the proper tools or kitchenware, just replace it with the other substitute. We hope this guide will help you to try new things and methods and avoid accidents.
Other Pan Substitutes
Hi, my name is Ashley Robinson. I’m a food blogger and a part time chef in Food & Drink Junction, Denver. With my blog I’m sharing information & tutorials about different kinds of cooking pans.