how many cheesecakes fit at a time and other wholesale questions...

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hello everyone! i'm new here....I have been baking for years and have my own candy company, but recently people have been asking me to sell my cheesecakes too. I have a coffee shop that wants to order large quantities of them, and I have no idea where to start. Can you fit more than one cheesecake in an oven at a time? does the time vary then?

also, how do you transport the cheesecake once it's done? does it slide off the metal pan bottom onto a waxed paper board, or do you bake them in the paper board instead of the pan?

and finally, i pipe a whipped cream design onto all my cheesecakes, which I think gives them a good flavor and unique look. but, it also prevents good traveling/shipping options. What should i do?

thanks for any replies! i'm so glad I found this forum! take care...
 
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hi and thank you! For now it's a two shelf oven, non convection. I think I can fit about 2 9" cheesecakes in it, so probably 3 7"? but, I'm just wondering how this affects the baking, if you do more than one at a time.

I can't imagine rotating them while you bake them, as it would release the moisture that you need. But, I suppose you'd have to bake them longer since there are more in at once. Seems like some would dry out quicker. maybe it's not possible to do this in a regular oven.

Are convection ovens best for multiple cheesecakes? There has to be a way for a small business to make more than one at a time, right? They take so long to bake and cool, that there'd be no way to make any money at it if you had to one or two at a time.

Anyway...thanks so much for all your advice!
 

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