DIY bake even strips, helps to get a flat cake. cut 2 inch strips out of an old towel. Wet the strip with cold water, should be wet, but not dripping. Wrap the wet cloth around the cake pan and tie or pin. This works great!
Jessicakes: Getting flat cakes from the oven: as soon as you pull your cake from the oven, lay a wet paper towel (double thickness.use or a wet clean dish towel over the pan and press down to flatten out that dome.