Bread , cakes and other bakery products use moulds , pans and trays during baking .Dough or
batter are placed into various types of moulds , pans or trays during manufacturing process
.Bread moulds are also used during proofing as dough gets fermented and rises at the top of the
mould which are then covered by lid s during baking .
Material of construction
Industrial moulds are made up of tin, aluminium , silicone and alloysteel with tin coating s or
aluminised steel sheets with food grade coating s on it . These moulds can be manufactured as
per specifications proived by the bread manufacturers keeping in view the plant design such as
two pockets , three pockets or four pockets or even multiple pockets as per baking oven
configuration . Dimensions are given to the mould manufacturers in advance to fabricate moulds
for specific volume such as 300gm, 600gms or 800 gms .Special moulds are made for breads
such as round bread , buns , rusk and hot dogs .
Baking lids are used to cover the moulds and protect bread dough from spilling or any foriegn
particle contamination .
Moulds are generally greased befor dough is put into it for better release after baking .Standards
are provided in BIS standards for moulds .
Cake moulds can be grouped into bar type cakes and decorative cakes . For bar types cakes
hae box type configuartion where as decorative cakes have open cylindrical shape for baking
.several shape and sizes are available for cake manufacturing . muffins and cupcakes moulds
could be of silicaon instead of metallic moulds .Silicone moulds are lighter and have better
release than metallic moulds or pans
Various types of bread and cake moulds
Different shapes such as Round , Square , Oval , Diamond , Hexagonal and heart shape cake
pans are few of the popular shapes .
BREAD /CAKE MOULDS ,PANS & TRAYS