The main difference between a jelly roll pan and a cookie sheet is that a jelly roll pan has sides that are 1-inch high, while a cookie sheet has only one or two sides bent up. A jelly roll pan is used to make cake rolls or roast vegetables. It can also substitute for a cookie sheet, if needed.Continue Reading
While many bakers use jelly roll pans and cookie sheets interchangeably, they are actually made for two very different purposes. Cookies bake best when air is allowed to circulate freely around them. Therefore, the flat surface of a cookie sheet with no sides is perfect. A cookie sheet may have a side that is slightly turned up, but this is only for easy handling and it will not affect baking. Because this sheet does not have any sides, it should not be used to bake anything that has juices that might run down the edge.
All four sides of a jelly roll pan are 1-inch high. These short edges make the pan ideal for a number of different recipes including jelly rolls and homemade pizza. The pan can also be used to bake cookies, but cooking time may need to be adjusted due to the lack of air flow.Learn more about Cooking
To use a Message-in-a-Cookie cutter, roll out cookie dough. Slide in the letters or words into the cookie cutter. Press the cookie cutter into the dough. To imprint the words into the cookie, press the stick at the top of the cookie cutter.Full Answer >
Appropriate substitutes for a jelly-roll pan include a 9-inch square pan, an 8-inch by 3-inch springform pan or two 8-inch round pans. These substitutes are appropriate for up to 10 cups of batter.Full Answer >
To make fried tofu, salt and press the tofu, dredge it in flour, add it to a pan coated with hot sesame oil, and pan-fry it until both sides are golden and crispy. The required ingredients include medium-firm tofu, salt, sesame oil, soy sauce and sake. You also need scallions, sugar and black vinegar.Full Answer >
Pulled sugar can be made by heating sugar, water, corn syrup and cream of tartar together, bringing to a boil and washing down the sides of the pan with a wet pastry brush and repeating this skimming/washing process three to four times. If colored pulled sugar is desired, food coloring can be added at 280 F.Full Answer >