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Ice Cream Cone Cupcake Baking Rack

Ice Cream Cone Baking Rack

If you’ve been to a few kids’ birthday parties or more than a handful of bake sales in the past several years – or longer, as I remember first trying this in the 90s – you’ve probably seen cupcakes baked in ice cream cones. This is a really cute way to serve cupcakes, turning them into ice cream cone look-a-likes that are always a hit ... Read More »

Topsy Turvy Mad Dadder Cake Pans

Mad Dadder Pans

Topsy turvy cakes are a very popular design theme, whether you’re designing a Mad Hatter-inspired birthday cake or want a wedding cake that stands out. These cakes are typically made by baking round cakes, then trimming and shaping them to get them to sit at the correct angles for the topsy turvy look. It’s a process that is best learned through trial and error – ... Read More »

Chicago Metallic Nonstick Madeleine Pan, reviewed

Chicago Metallic Madeline Pan

Madeleines are one of those baked goods that require a specialty pan to get them right, because even though you can bake the batter in mini muffin tins, you just can’t capture the spirit of a madeleine (the cake that writers wax so poetic about) in any other form. Madeline pans can carry a wide range of price tags and can be made out of ... Read More »

Copco Adjustable Bakeware Organizer

Copco Adjustable Bakeware Organizer

Getting all of your cookie sheets, muffin tins and cake pans organized is an issue that every baker faces, because in most kitchens there often isn’t enough built-in cabinet space to accommodate everything you have for baking. There are many options when it comes to storage, and after years of stacking up baking pans anywhere they’ll fit, you can definitely appreciate something that will keep ... Read More »

Just a Slice Cake Pan

Just a Slice Cake Pan

The Just a Slice Cake Pan caught my eye because it’s so bright and colorful, but also because it has a pretty unusual design to it. It’s a silicone cake pan that bakes individual slices of cake, rather than one round that you slice after baking. This allows you to get perfect looking pieces every time and opens the door to allow you to bake ... Read More »

Kaiser Bakeware Braided Bread Mold

Kaiser Braided Loaf Pan

Breads can be baked in rectangular pans, shaped into round boules, divided into dinner rolls or braided into long, elegant loaves. Often, shaping the bread is one thing that intimidates people and keeps them from baking bread in their own kitchens. Working bread dough with your hands is one of the most fun parts of breadmaking, even if it can get a little bit messy ... Read More »

Baker’s Secret Loaf Pan, reviewed

Baker's Secret Loaf Pan

Specialty kitchen stores are a lot of fun to shop at, but my local grocery store actually has quite the extensive bakeware selection and the prices are very reasonable, which makes it a great place to pick up new basics. So when I needed to replace a loaf pan in my collection, the Baker’s Secret Large Loaf Pan available at the grocery store around the ... Read More »

How to bake with a specialty shaped pan

Shaped Pans

In addition to standard round and square cake pans, the shelves of cooking stores are lined with plenty of shaped pans. These pans come in designs from sandcastles and cartoon characters to miniature wedding cakes, giving you the option of baking a cake that features an elaborate design without trying to carve an intricate pattern into a cake yourself. Most of these specialty shaped pans ... Read More »

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