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8-Inch Round Cake Pans

We tested the smaller versions of our winning 9-inch round cake pans. How do they perform?

What We Learned

In the test kitchen, we primarily use round cake pans for baking layer cakes, though we also use them to bake cinnamon rolls, pan pizza, upside-down cakes, and other treats. After reviewing seven 9-inch cake pans, we found that we liked pans with nonstick coatings because they release cakes easily. We also liked pans with tall, straight sides because they’re deep enough to hold upsi...

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