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Nordic Ware Lemon Loaf Pan

Nordic Ware Lemon Loaf Pan

I love to bake with citrus and especially with lemons when they are in season. Both their juice and zest are so full of flavor that it is easy to make a delicious baked good, whether I’m making lemon bars or a lemon pound cake. Lemon goes with a lot of other flavors and, even by itself, just seems to brighten everything up. This Nordic ... Read More »

Wilton Heart Doughnut Pan

Wilton Heart Doughnut Pan

Baked donuts are so popular that they are now their own category of bakeware, claiming shelf space right next to muffin pans. Donut pans – or doughnut pans – allow you to make a beautifully shaped donut without any deep frying, so they are healthier to eat and less mess to make than traditional donuts. I’ve seen standard and mini donut pans before, but Wilton’s ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Jubilee Bundt Pan

Nordic Ware Jubilee Bundt Pan

The new Nordic Ware Jubilee Bundt Pan deserves its festive sounding name because this bundt cake is certainly ready to be the centerpiece of a party. The pan has a very unusual design that almost reminds be a honeycomb, with a pattern pf concave diamonds covering the entire cake. Compared to more traditional, curved bundt pan designs, this one has a very modern feel to ... Read More »

Cook’s Illustrated Rates Metal Baking Pans

Goldtouch Pan

There are a number of pans that every baker should have in the kitchen and one of them is a 9×13-inch rectangular baking pan. This type of pan is very versatile and can be used for everything from sheet cakes to lasagna, from baking a pan of bar cookies to building a water bath for a cheesecake. This style of pan can be made of ... Read More »

Coil Cakes Mini Cake Pan

Coil Mini Cake Pan

Wilton’s Coil Cakes Mini Cake Pan doesn’t look like anything special at first glance. It’s a nonstick pan with six shallow, rectangular cavities on it and it isn’t immediately obvious as to what the pan can be used to make. This pan is something special, however, because it is the perfect size for making single serving rolled snack cakes, like homemade Swiss Rolls or Yodels. ... Read More »

Valentine Cookie Sticks Pan

Heart Cookie Stick Pan

This new Valentine Cookie Sticks Pan from Wilton has a strange sounding name, but the pan actually allows you to easily bake some very unique cookies that are a lovely way to bake up some sweet treats for Valentine’s Day. The pan has eight long, shallow cavities that each look like a series of hearts. You simply drop or press your cookie dough into the ... Read More »

Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan

Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan

A box of chocolates is always a sweet treat for a Valentine, but I’m personally partial to the idea of a little heart-shaped cake to let your loved ones know that you’re thinking of them. The Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan allows you to bake six individual heart-shaped cakes that you can give as gifts or share with those you care about. The hearts are not ... Read More »

Neat Eats Flower Cupcakes

Neat Eats Flower Cupcakes

Cupcakes are already cute by default and that is exactly why people like them. It’s possible to make them cuter by adding fancy frosting, sprinkles or other toppers to a batch of cupcakes, but it can be difficult to move them to a new level of cuteness beyond that. Unless, of course, you happen to have the Neat Eats Flower Cupcakes set at home. This ... Read More »

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