Recipe for a baking tin

Recipe for a baking tin 

We thought we would take a look at our range of baking tools in today’s blog post, particularly the various types of baking pans, tins and trays that we stock. If you are a keen amateur baking enthusiast, you will no doubt already know just how important the right tin is for your baking project, so read on to find out what we have to offer. We will also cover a great recipe to cook in a baking tin.

Cooking with baking tins 

various kitchen utensils on wooden table

There are so many different baking pans available, but we had to choose just one to feature today -the 12-hole deep baking pan. Here is a recipe for mini pork pies, which are great for summer picnics.


25g butter
600g pack shortcrust pastry
100g dried breadcrumbs
6 pork sausages
180g bacon lardons
1 egg, beaten
½ tsp mace
½ tsp sage
½ tsp ground black pepper
flour for dusting


Heat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 6. Place a thin strip of greaseproof paper across the centre of each hole in the muffin tin to help lift the pies out after cooking. Cut 12 10cm circles from the pastry and place in the baking pan, over the greaseproof paper.

In a bowl, mix the breadcrumbs, sausage meat (removing the skins), bacon, mace, pepper and sage. When all combined, divide the mixture equally into the pies.

For the pie lids, cut 12 7cm circles and brush with beaten egg before pressing down on the top of each pie. Brush the tops with beaten egg and place in the oven to bake for 30 minutes. Lift out of the tray using the paper strips and allow to cool. Serve with homemade chutney or piccalilli.

Our range of baking tins

The 12-hole deep baking pan is just one of the many baking tools we offer on our site. We stock quite an assortment of multi-hole baking pans, including mini muffin pans, brownie pans, madeleine and eclair pans, and good old-fashioned Yorkshire pudding pans. This is just the multi-hole pans! In other baking tools categories, we offer loaf pans, quiche and tart tins, loose base and spring form cake pans, sandwich pans, and all manner of unusually-shaped pans for special cakes and bakes. If you are feeling romantic, we even have a heart-shaped pan!

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