Vintage-Style Bakeware That’ll Really Take You Back
Bake up the best of both worlds with bakeware that’s the perfect blend of nostalgic and new. Here are our top picks!
For cakes, bars and breads, you can serve up one satisfying dessert after another with this throwback bakeware! Our round-up focuses on pieces that are cute without being kitschy, and designs that are clever enough to enhance a dish without totally stealing the show.
This bakeware might have you ready to try your hand at all Grandma’s best desserts. (The retro apron is optional.)
General Store by Gibson Diner Loaf Pan
In a cherry red print, this stoneware pan ($20) will make a gorgeous addition to the breakfast spread. Whether for this contest-winning Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread or a summery twist like Pina Colada Zucchini Bread, the presentation will be as charming as it is cheerful.
Kovot Bakeware Dish
In an ivory antique finish, this ceramic dish set ($15) is perfect for seasonal favorites like this Peach Cobbler. The lid makes it an ideal bakeware choice for take and make dishes, including this Jumbleberry Crumble, shared between parishioners at a Pennsylvania church.
1950s Flour Sifter by Tala
Yep, all these years later, your Home Ec teacher is still right! Baked goods with sifted flour really do taste better. With this vintage-inspired flour sifter ($23) by Tala, emblazoned with the words “for featherlight cakes,” you’ll remember why. Use it to bake up this extraordinarily moist Pineapple Sheet Cake, guaranteed to have you channeling all the summer vibes.
Nordic Ware 9×9 English Shortbread Pan
With nine different designs, this shortbread pan ($30) is lauded for its non-stick quality and portion-perfect shortbread size. You can keep it traditional with 3-Ingredient Shortbread Cookies or add lavender, cinnamon or chocolate for something special.
Call them whatever you like—cookies, biscuits or shortbread. Just let us eat one!
Pyrex Vintage Charm Golden Days 3 Mixing Bowl Set
The Vintage Charm series features four patterns (including Golden Days, shown here), and we love them all! This set of three nesting bowls ($25) has your everyday go-to sizes, with a 3-cup, 6-cup and 10-cup bowl included.
Crow Canyon Home Enamel Jelly Roll Tray
In solid white with red trim, this enamel baking pan ($36) adds a bit of retro flair to whatever strikes your baking fancy. Roomy enough for cookies (oh Lemon Meltaways, how we love thee!) or a loaf of bread, this dish can be a versatile, hardworking addition to your kitchen collection.
Anchor Hocking Monaco Trifle Bowl
Hailed as a 1980s “dessert of the decade” favorite, the trifle still reigns triumphant in the category of impressive, crowd-pleasing sweets. Ready to try your hand at one of these stunning centerpiece desserts? Fill your Anchor Hocking trifle bowl ($17) with any one of these crazy-good trifle recipes.
Rose Levy Berenbaum’s Perfect Pie Plate
With a fluted edge design to show off your most impressive creations, we also love this dish for its soft color palette. The simple beauty of the Perfect Pie Plate ($24) will keep everyone’s attention where it should be—on that pie plate’s delicious contents.
You’ll want to see our very best pie recipes. We’ll take a slice of each!
Speckle Nonstick 9×13 Cake Pan
Take it way, way back to the 19th century with speckled bakeware, designed after Carl Vollrath filed a U.S. patent for speckled enamel in 1889. This modern take ($20) on the look honors its vintage heritage in a Gulf Blue shade. We’re filling ours first with this Easy Four-Layer Chocolate Dessert!
Nordic Ware Bundt Pan in Blush Pink
In a swoonworthy shade of pink, this Bundt pan ($30) captured our attention for its impeccable quality, tried and true performance and the practical muslin storage bag that is included. We love our Bundt cakes for holidays yes, but also every other day that ends in “Y.” Here’s our most gorgeous Bundt cake recipes. Forks up!
Mason Cash Varsity Ceramic Rectangle Pie Dish
Clean and classic in navy blue and ivory, this rectangle pie dish ($25) includes a subtle scalloped edge to complement your favorite pie. Not so certain you can part with the traditional round baking dish? Here’s a slew of slab pie recipes that’ll change your mind.
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