from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To remove from a mold: unmold a lemon mousse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To remove something from a mold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To change the form of; to reduce from any form.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To take out of its mold, as a frozen cream.
- To change the form of; reduce from any form.
Remove from heat, let cool slightly and unmold by gently twisting the cups out of the molds.
Cool the cake on a wire rack, and unmold after it has cooled.
To unmold, if using loaf pans, slide a thin knife or spatula around the sides to release the cake.
It is much easier to unmold a ring pan than a bundt pan, largely because it is very easy to slide a spatula along the curve of the cake and loosen it; the pan is not too deep and there are no grooves for a cake or bread to stick in.
To unmold tofu, run a knife around the edge of the package and invert onto a plate.
To unmold, dip the ramekin in a bowl of very hot water for about 20 seconds and invert onto a serving dish.
Remove the kugelhopf from the oven and unmold it on the rack.
Allow to cool for 5 minutes in pan; carefully run a knife around edges of cakes, and unmold.
Transfer the pan to a wire rack to cool for 10 minutes, then invert, unmold and turn right side up again (it's good to use one of the cardboard disks or tart bottom for this).
Plus, like a dunce, I chose a baking dish that was too big to unmold on any of my serving dishes.