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12/17/10 6:29 A

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I just looked up the Betty Crocker recipe on the internet since I don't have my Betty Crocker Cookbook with me. It is the exact same recipe that I was using printed from a newspaper. I think I'll give up on the convection oven part and do it in conventional oven mode and see what happens.

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12/16/10 11:46 P

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I am another one that uses the Betty Crocker recipe. I however use my glass ramekins instead of muffin/popover pans. It's just how we've always done it and it works well!

I have the dbl convection oven and while it's great for some items, others like popovers and certain cakes and cookies it under cooks everything. I haven't figured out why, but this is the second convection system I've owned by 2 different brands (electralux and Samsung) and have had the same issues regardless. SO i just use the traditional bake setting to save myself frustration.

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12/16/10 9:06 P

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I preheated the pan with the second batch in which half of them rose. I have a Betty Crocker Cookbook, but not with me right now. That might have been the recipe I used to use too. I'll check it out.

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12/16/10 8:43 P

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Haven't made popovers in years, but always used recipe in Betty Crocker Cookbook. Have you previously made them in cast iron pans? Wonder if they may take too long to heat - or do you preheat the muffin pans? Just a thought!
Let me know what happens in future.


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12/16/10 1:56 P

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I tried making popovers for the first time in years. I used to have pretty good success with them, but my first batch was a complete flop and my second batch had only about a 50% "pop" rate. I lost my old recipe, so I'm trying various recipes. Anybody have a recipe that works well for them?

I use a cast iron muffin pan, and I'm trying to do it in a convection oven...I may have to give up on using the convection feature.

Anybody having any luck out there with popovers?

Kay from Tennessee



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