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Big baking "oops"

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Lpaige16

Big baking "oops"

Hello! I picked up a springform pan today to make my first cheesecake. I removed the label from the top portion of the bottom part of the pan, but apparently there was another label attached to the bottom with that super sticky glue that I didn't catch before baking the cake. The pan was in water, which is the main source of my concern. My question now is, is the cake ruined or is it still safe to eat? I know a small amount of water seeped into the inner part of the pan, which is why I am slightly concerned.

 

Thanks for your help!

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Ford

No Guarantee, BUT, I would go ahead and eat the cake.  There is not likely to be any really harmful substance leaking into the cake.  This will not happen again, because next time you will look more carefully at a new pan, and not only remove ALL the things manufacturers attach, but also wash the pan before using it!!

Ford

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Lpaige16

The sad part is that I did wash it, but I was in such a hurry today that I didn't flip it over. I know, total duh moment. Thanks for the input!

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PetraR

As Ford said * No Guarantee  * but I would eat it too.

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Shai

I don't know what is the law where you live, but in most countries there are regulations that make sure everything that is used on cooking utensils is "food grade" (e.g. safe to be in contact with food), this also includes stickers (and as such also the small stickers you get on fruits, which are actually edible, but do taste like paper ☺). So as long as the cake tastes good it should be fine to eat.

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Lpaige16

The cake was just fine, thanks for your input, everyone! I've never done anything like this, it's so embarrassing. But it certainly won't happen again!