The 10 Best Tube Pans

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This wiki has been updated 6 times since it was first published in March of 2020. Whether you want a delicious angel food cake or a tasty bundt cake, you need the right bakeware to make your sweet creation, and that means you need a tube pan. Just because there are literally thousands of models available does not mean they are all equal, which is why this list is useful. Here, we have gathered the best options for you to choose from, so you can bake your greatest masterpiece. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. Nordic Ware Platinum

2. Wilton Angel Cake

3. Chicago Metallic 16184

Editor's Notes

April 02, 2020:

Selecting the best bakeware to meet your specific baking needs can be challenging, especially if you are in the market for a tube pan. These pans are specifically designed for angel food cakes, bundt cakes, and any other cake that requires that signature "hole in the middle."

When making your choice, you have to decide if you want a single pan or a two-piece model. Single styles, like the Nordic Ware Platinum, mean you do not have to worry about your batter leaking out, but cleanup can be a bit more difficult, especially if it is fluted, like the Wilton Perfect Results. The Chicago Metallic 16184 is a two-piece option that makes cake removal easier, but there is always the possibility of leakage. Here, we have found the best options available in both styles.

Our ranking for bundt pans might be another helpful option, and while you are researching pans, you can review our decorating sets, as well as our cake carriers, so you will be ready to bake, decorate, and transport.

4. Nordic Ware 50942AMZ

5. Wilton Perfect Results

6. Fat Daddio's PAF-10425

7. Cuisinart AMB-9TCP

8. Bakerdream Bundt

9. Nordic Ware Tube

10. Farberware 52109


Christopher Thomas
Last updated on April 03, 2020 by Christopher Thomas

Building PCs, remodeling, and cooking since he was young, quasi-renowned trumpeter Christopher Thomas traveled the USA performing at and organizing shows from an early age. His work experiences led him to open a catering company, eventually becoming a sous chef in several fine LA restaurants. He enjoys all sorts of barely necessary gadgets, specialty computing, cutting-edge video games, and modern social policy. He has given talks on debunking pseudoscience, the Dunning-Kruger effect, culinary technique, and traveling. After two decades of product and market research, Chris has a keen sense of what people want to know and how to explain it clearly. He delights in parsing complex subjects for anyone who will listen -- because teaching is the best way to ensure that you understand things yourself.


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