Both professional and consumer reviewers applaud the Wilton Avanti Everglide Metal-Safe Non-Stick 12 Cup Muffin Pan, noting its sturdy construction and high-quality baking performance. Professional and user reviews say the pan browns muffins evenly, and the nonstick coating enables cooks to easily remove muffins from the cups. The oversized handles are praised by many reviewers, who say they make it easier to move the pan from countertop to oven. The pan is dishwasher-safe, and it comes with a lifetime warranty. Some reviewers point out that it is more expensive than other pans on the market, but that it's worth a few dollars extra. One user says the pan feels durable enough to be handed down to the next generation.
Cook's Illustrated magazine tests three muffin pans of different types, including the Wilton Avanti Everglide pan. Overall, editors like pans that have a dark finish, handles and a solid (but not too heavy) feel. Cooking.com has ratings as well as reviews, and also displays the percentage of reviewers who recommend the product and consider it a good value. Its reviews of this pan tend to be highly positive.
1. Cook's Illustrated Magazine
Editors here test three metal muffin pans, including the Wilton Avanti Everglide, by making blueberry and corn muffins. Based on the results, the pans are given a Recommended or Not Recommended label but you must be a subscriber to read the article.
Review: Muffin Tins, Editors of Cook's Illustrated magazine, March 2005
Cooking.com is one of the best resources for owner-written reviews of cookware and bakeware as the reviews are thorough and detailed. The Wilton Avanti Everglide Metal-Safe Non-Stick 12 Cup Muffin Pan gets an average score of 4.6 out of 5 from the more than 10 users posting to this site. Reviewers like the large handles and ease of cleaning, but one says that the pan has seams where batter can lodge.
Review: Nonstick Muffin Pan (12-c.), Contributors to Cooking.com