Users say there's a lot to like about the Chicago Metallic The Original Muffin Top Muffin Pan, such as its nonstick performance, ease of cleaning and sturdy construction. They also say the pan produces evenly browned muffins that have a nice crust. The pan, which was previously called the Chicago Metallic Gourmetware Original Muffin Pan and still goes by that name on some websites, is versatile, with users saying that they bake not only muffin tops in it, but mini-quiches, hamburger buns, rolls, biscuits and cookies as well. Some users, however, find the price of this pan to be on the high side, while others say that muffin tops come out flat, rather than domed.
Amazon.com is a popular website for cookware and bakeware reviews. The Chicago Metallic The Original Muffin Top Muffin Pan earns generally high ratings and positive comments from its nearly 90 reviewers. Reviews are thorough and detailed, providing information about users' actual baking experiences. Review website Bestcovery.com posts positive reviews about Chicago Metallic, but the absence of information about testing methodology or author credentials makes this website less reliable.
The most comprehensive source of reviews of the Chicago Metallic The Original Muffin Top Muffin Pan is Amazon.com, which has nearly 90 reviews -- far more than are posted for most other muffin pans on the website. Users weigh in to give the pan an average of 4.5 stars out of 5, with many reviewers applauding the pan's even browning, nonstick performance and easy cleaning. The shape of the finished muffin tops, however, proves to be disappointing to a handful of users, who say it is too flat.
Review: Chicago Metallic Gourmetware Original Muffin Top Pan, Contributors to Amazon.com
Bestcovery.com aggregates user reviews from retail websites and posts original recommendations from its own stable of self-identified experts. The Chicago Metallic The Original Muffin Top Muffin Pan gets a positive review and recommendation from Bestcovery reviewer "Paul S," but there's little information about this person's qualifications and testing methodology.
Review: Best Muffin Pan, "Paul S", Jan. 29, 2010