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What’s the difference between light and dark baking pans?
Light baking pans reflect heat, while dark pans tend to absorb it, which can make a difference in your baking. Dark pans cook faster and are more likely to burn baked goods than light pans.
What are baking pans made of?
With the exception of nonstick baking pans, most bakeware sold today is made of aluminum, and light in color. Light baking pans reflect heat, while dark pans tend to absorb it, which can make a difference in your baking.
What is the difference between glass and metal baking pans?
Glass pans are usually made of tempered glass–first on the market in 1915–and can handle acidic foods better than most metal pans. Most metal pans are aluminum. There are many different types of metal baking pans; most are made of aluminum because aluminum does not rust easily.
What are the different shades of baking pans?
They come in varying shades of silver, gray, and even black, which can be confusing when you want to bake a sheet cake or roast a pan of Brussels sprouts. When should you opt for a lighter or a darker pan, and why?