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For best baking performance, when baking more delicate goods
such as cakes, pastries, and breads, use the normal bake
function to preheat the oven.
For all other baking use the Preheat feature. A reminder tone
will sound indicating when the set temperature is reached and to
place the food in the oven.
When the oven is finished preheating the Bake feature will be
active and continue to maintain the oven set temperature until
Preheat may be set for any oven temperature between 170°F
(77°C) and 550°F (288°C).
Always use pot holders or oven mitts when using
the oven. When cooking, the oven interior, oven exterior, oven
racks and oven will become very hot which can cause burns.
To set Preheat with default oven temperature of 350°F:
1. Press PreHeat.
2. Press (Figure 9).
To cancel preheating at anytime press .
To set Preheat with a temperature of 450°F:
1. Press PreHeat.
2. Press 4 5 0 using numeric keypad.
3. Press .
To cancel preheating at any time press .
• When setting Bake or any cooking feature that preheats the
oven (except Broil), the convection fan will turn on and stay
on until the oven reaches set temperature.
• Preheating is not necessary when roasting or cooking casse-
• The oven is factory set to run no longer than 12 hours. If you
wish to cook continuously, see “Changing Between Continuous
Bake Setting or 12 Hour Energy Saving” on page 9 for more
Use the bake feature whenever the recipe calls for baking using
normal temperatures. A reminder tone will sound indicating
when the set bake temperature is reached and to place the food
in the oven.
Bake may be set for any oven temperature between 170°F
(77°C) to 550°F (288°C).
To set Bake for oven temperature of 425°F:
1. Press Bake.
2. Enter 4 2 5 using numeric keypad.
3. Press .
To cancel Bake at any time press .
Radiant bake rack positions
• Fully preheat the oven before baking items like cookies,
biscuits and breads.
• When using any single rack, position the rack so that the
food is in the center of the oven.
• For best results when baking cakes using 2 oven racks,
place racks in positions 2 and 4 (Figure 10).
• When baking using 2 oven racks, position bakeware as
Allow at least 2 inches (5 cm) of space
between bakeware for proper air circulation.
• Dark or dull pans absorb more heat than shiny bakeware,
resulting in dark or overbrowning of foods. It may be
necessary to reduce the oven temperature or cook time to
prevent overbrowning of some foods. Dark pans are recom-
mended for pies. Shiny pans are recommended for cakes,
cookies and muffins.
• For batter and dough-based baked goods such as cakes,
pastries, and breads, use the regular bake function for best
Figure 9: Oven in preheat mode before baking
Figure 10: Rack positions and pan spacing recommendations