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Doubling a recipe

at the risk of sounding stupid, i need to know how to double a banana bread recipe so i can make two loaves. do i just literally double everything? (2 cups of sugar where it calls for 1, 3 cups of flour where it calls for 1 1/2, etc) or is there some other math to doubling it? like i know when you're heating somehting in the microwave, you don't actually double the cooking time for 2 you just add a few extra seconds/minutes.

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tnm786

Asked by tnm786 at 10:04 AM on Sep. 20, 2013 in Food & Drink

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Answers (8)
  • Yup you just double all f the ingredients in the original recipe
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 10:05 AM on Sep. 20, 2013

  • thanks!
    tnm786

    Comment by tnm786 (original poster) at 10:06 AM on Sep. 20, 2013

  • Yep.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 10:07 AM on Sep. 20, 2013

  • Agree^^^^
    KTElite

    Answer by KTElite at 10:29 AM on Sep. 20, 2013

  • Just double all the ingredients straight across. Except I don't always double the salt. That's a matter of taste, maybe.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 10:59 AM on Sep. 20, 2013

  • Yep, just straight doubling......unless you're doing pumpkin pies. My family uses the Libby mix, but doubles the spices, except the ginger. That makes a really funky tasting pie.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 11:24 AM on Sep. 20, 2013

  • Yup just double everything.

    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 1:49 PM on Sep. 20, 2013

  • Yes you do just double every thing. If a recipe should not be doubled for some reason they usually tell you. I never do more than doubling on any recipe though , because X3 or 4 etc. often changes the quality.
    This wasn't a stupid question. GL
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 2:50 PM on Sep. 20, 2013

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