The Best Madeleine Pans

Time to bake off! Baking is a fun hobby to pass the time at home. It’s also a necessity before a big party or celebration. One baked good coming back into style is the madeleine, which is a small sponge boasting a unique shell shape. You can’t attempt to make these cute treats without a special madeleine pan. It simply can’t be achieved without the proper tool. So, we’ve put together a list of the best madeleine pans online. Ready, set, bake! We hope our favorites here become your favorites, too.

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Top Pick

Cuisinart Madeleine Pan, 7″ x 15″, Silver/Black


Traditional Design, Easy to Use

Make a dozen classic madeleines today with little mess and big delight.

What We Liked

This is a simple pan designed to make those beautiful, classic madeleines so many love. The pan’s non-stick exterior allows you to slide your baked goods right out of the pan in a clean manner. You’ll notice hardly any residue. The lighter baking sheet also reduces your risk of burning the tender sponges as they bake and cool to perfection.

Runner Up

Chicago Metallic Professional 12-Cup Non-Stick Madeleine Pan, 15.75-Inch-by-7.75-Inch, Grey


Baking Is a Breeze

Don’t worry about uneven bakes or unattractive cookies. You’ll get well-defined shell lines and maximum deliciousness in every spongy bite.

What We Liked

This pan is silicone-based, but made with heavy-weight aluminized steel. Each madeleine will look as beautiful as the next. When you’re done, don’t fret over cleaning – just pop this pan in the dishwasher. It’s as simple as that. Note: Darker pans like this can bake sponges quickly. Adjust bake time accordingly.

Best for Bulk Bakes

YumAssist 2 Pack Nonstick Madeleine Pan


Madeleines for All

Prepare 24 perfect madeleines for your next party. And do it like a pro with this handy 2-pack.

What We Liked

Are 12 cookies really enough for your next party? Maybe you’re hosting a large gathering, going to a potluck, or making many deliveries. Grab this 2-pack of pans made with carbon steel and a nonstick coating. Easily whip up beautiful cookies and leave the cleaning to your dishwasher.

Most Durable

Mrs. Anderson’s Baking 12-Cup Madeleine Pan, 15.75-Inches x 8-Inches


Superior Bakes Every Time

Pass this pan down from generation to generation. It’s made with quality material for a difference you’ll notice immediately.

What We Liked

Teach your kids and grandkids to make madeleines and other small bakes. This pan is made with high-quality steel and rated highly in durability. Instructions are included to help this pan last for years to come. It’ll become a kitchen heirloom, along with your treasured recipes and secret baking tips.

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