In case you couldn’t tell just by walking into out shop and taking in the delicious smells, we here at the European Bakery & Café have a passion for baking. We think about baking when we wake up in the morning, we spend all day baking, and we go to bed with dreams of chocolate mousse dancing through our heads. In short(ening) we love baking, and we love sharing our passion with you. Today, we are going to talk about a few of the many types of baking pans we use in our daily work, and talk about exactly what we use them for!
Baking Dish: For most at-home bakers, the baking dish is their go-to piece of baking wear. Baking dishing come in a wide variety of sizes with the most common being 9 x 13 x 2. Square 8 x 8 pans are also very popular. Baking dishes feature a raised rim which makes them perfect for things such as brownies, cobblers, corn breads, and cakes. Baking dishes can be made from a variety of materials ranging from aluminum and glass to ceramic. Each material has its own positives and negatives.
Baking Sheet: Baking sheets are the broad, flat cousin of the ubiquitous baking dish. Unlike baking dishes. They are typically used to baking items that are free-standing such as cookies or biscuits. Also available is a baking sheet alternative called a baking pan that has a small raised ¾ inch rim. This type of pan is ideal for baking something with a runny batter.
Bread Pan: Yumyum, who doesn’t love bread? Some people may be in a battle against carbs, but we love them almost as much as life itself. And what better vessel for carbs than bread? And an essential for making bread is a bread pan. We use bread pans frequently. And joyously