Cooling Cakes in Fluted Tube Pans

Unless a recipe states otherwise, cakes baked in fluted tube pans should cool for 10-15 minutes before you move them to a wire rack to cool completely. Removing a cake too soon can cause it to crack, break or stick to the pan. Leaving a cake in the pan too long, however, can cause moisture to form between the cake and the pan. So keep an eye on that timer.