Can I repair a cake tin which has started to leak?

Sam Holder
  • Can I repair a cake tin which has started to leak? Sam Holder

    I have a cake tin (the sprung false bottom type) which, although the bottom seems to fit quite well, has started to leak when I pour cake mixture into it.

    Is there anything I can do to rescue the tin and stop it from leaking, or should I just bin it and get a new one?

  • Wrap the bottom in tin foil before squeezing it into the sides with the clasp.

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