Are you tired of those paper baking cups that inevitably stick to baked goods and then have to be thrown away immediately after — wasting both paper and your precious pastry?! Us, too! Luckily, there are better options for baking aficionados: reusable, silicone baking cups. If you don’t already have a set of these at home to depend on, you might be doing it wrong — because silicone baking cups making every cupcake- and muffin-making project easier.
The perfect set of reusable baking cups comes in multiple colors, won’t stick to baked goods, can be placed in the freezer or oven, and is easy to wash. There are even sets of baking cups that include multiple shapes, too, which makes baking projects with kids even more fun.
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If you’re curious about baking with a reusable set of your very own, check out our recommendations for the best baking cups, below!
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1. The New York Baking Company Silicone Baking Cups
This vibrant set of nonstick silicone baking cups is our number one pick since it includes 24 colorful, reusable, standard cupcake baking cups that you can count on party after party. The cups are freezer-safe and oven-safe up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, and you can use them for anything from meal-prepped egg cups to mini cheesecakes, cupcakes and more! This set also comes with access to a recipe ebook.
2. Amazon Basics Reusable Silicone Baking Cups
These pretty little reusable silicone baking cups are ideal for mini cupcakes, chocolate treats and mini muffins, or even to hold toddler-size portions of dips and sauces. Included in the set are 24 baking cups that feature party-appropriate colors like pink, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. The food-grade silicone baking cups will peel away clean from even the most crumbly cupcakes.
3. Pantry Elements Silicone Baking Cups
This 24-pack contains six different, regular-sized colored cups. Choose from orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, pink or use them all! Best of all, when you’re done, you can use the included jar to store the stackable cups in a sanitary, organized way. They’re oven-safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit and are BPA- and phthalate-free.
4. IELEK Silicone Baking Cups
This silicone baking cup set goes beyond the standard circle and includes other shapes (hi, rectangles and squares!). Ready for a tea party? You can bang out pint-sized bites with cute, grooved edges in the oven and just pop them out of the silicone molds instead of worrying about how your edges will look if you use a larger baking pan. The only downside of this set is even though there are 36 baking cups, there are only 12 in each size (square, rectangle, or round) so if you’re prepping for a larger party, you might need to snatch two sets.
5. LetGoShop Reusable Silicone Baking Cups
This fun baking cup set is ideal for brunches at home and family birthday parties. Use the rose-shaped cups for fluffy cinnamon rolls and see how gorgeous drizzled frosting will look! The heart- and star-shaped baking cups are perfect for cute muffins or mini sponge cakes on special occasions, and the standard round baking cups are ideal for birthday party celebrations!