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Muffin Tins That Deliver the (Baked) Goods

Bestproducts.com Logo By Kathleen Willcox of Bestproducts.com | Slide 1 of 11: Muffin tins can be used for a lot more than just sweet treats, especially if you have a top-notch pan. While we love to bake up blueberry muffins for Sunday breakfast, we also find ourselves making egg cups, individual lasagnas, mini-meatloaves, and much more in our muffin pans.These kitchen workhorses can be overlooked too often or are usually a second-thought item you pull out a few times a year. But if you spend any time in the kitchen, it’s worth investing in one (or more) really good pick.The Best Muffin TinsBest Overall: OXO Good Grips Nonstick PanUser Favorite: Wilton Perfect Results Premium PanBest Investment: Silpat Nonstick Silicone Muffin PanBest Mini-Muffin Pan: 48-Cup Nonstick PanBest Mega-Muffin Pan: Silicone Texas Muffin PanBest Variety: 36-Cup Nonstick Muffin PanFor Heart-Shaped Muffins: 9-Cup Cast-Iron Heart PanFor Flower-Shaped Muffins: MoldPOP Rose Flowers Silicone Mold Baking ToolBest for Bakers on Wheels: Sweet Creations Pan BundleBest Fluted: Mini Fluted Muffin PanWhat to ConsiderYour muffin pan needs are going to vary as considerably as the massive array of options on the market. Keep the following in mind and you’ll find the best fit (or two) for you. Material: Some manufacturers are upfront about not having BPA, PTFE, and other potentially harmful materials. We included that information when it was available. Size: Do you want to make mega, regular, or mini muffins? Shape: We found a few whimsically shaped pans that will serve up creative and unexpected fun, no matter what you’re baking.Once you have a great one and get in the habit of using it, you’ll be surprised how much easier — and tastier —a really good muffin pan can make your sweet and savory dishes.

Muffin tins can be used for a lot more than just sweet treats, especially if you have a top-notch pan. While we love to bake up blueberry muffins for Sunday breakfast, we also find ourselves making egg cups, individual lasagnas, mini-meatloaves, and much more in our muffin pans.

These kitchen workhorses can be overlooked too often or are usually a second-thought item you pull out a few times a year. But if you spend any time in the kitchen, it’s worth investing in one (or more) really good pick.

The Best Muffin Tins

What to Consider

Your muffin pan needs are going to vary as considerably as the massive array of options on the market. Keep the following in mind and you’ll find the best fit (or two) for you.

Material: Some manufacturers are upfront about not having BPA, PTFE, and other potentially harmful materials. We included that information when it was available.

Size: Do you want to make mega, regular, or mini muffins?

Shape: We found a few whimsically shaped pans that will serve up creative and unexpected fun, no matter what you’re baking.

Once you have a great one and get in the habit of using it, you’ll be surprised how much easier — and tastier —a really good muffin pan can make your sweet and savory dishes.

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