Definitions for "Springform pan"
Keywords:  cheesecake, pan, clamp, cake, tortes
About 9"-10" heavy gauge aluminum steel composition. With a release of a spring or clamp, the walls are expandable and the bottom removable. This allows cakes, tortes, or cheesecakes that might otherwise be difficult to remove from the pan to transfer out easily.
a two-piece round baking pan with an expandable side (secured by a clamp or spring) and a removable bottom
A round cake pan a little deeper than a standard cake pan. Springform pans have a clamp on the side which releases the sides from the bottom, leaving the cake intact. It's commonly used for cheesecake. Recipe: Almond Cheesecake With Peach Topping