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Tube Pans

A tube pan may not seem like essential baking equipment—until you try making angel food cake in any other pan.

By Published Jan. 30, 2019

What You Need To Know

Do you need a tube pan? We've posed and tested this question numerous times throughout the years, and each time we come back to the same answer: For the best angel food cake, yes, a tube pan is essential. While most other cakes get their lift from baking powder and/or baking soda, egg-foam cakes rely on whipped eggs folded into the batter for lift. Because the cake is so delicate, i...