Best Pizza Pan TechnoBuffalo 2019

Whether you're slamming a frozen pizza into the oven for a quick weeknight dinner, or carefully placing a homemade Italian-style masterpiece in to cook, you need an excellent pizza pan. There are essential qualities to consider, such as anti-warp properties, non-stick finishes, and whether you want a perforated base to avoid soggy pizza bottoms. We've got a top-six list for your consideration...

Stan pan: KitchenCraft MasterClass Non-Stick Pizza Crisper Tray

Staff Pick

Electroplated and sandblasted for extra durability, KitchenCraft promises this super-thin cooking tray won't warp, corrode or flake. The specially placed aerating holes are engineered to create a crispy crust. It measures 13-inches in diameter, so it is perfect for 12-inch pizzas and affordable enough to buy a whole set for family pizza night.

£7 at Amazon

La plaque du four: Le Creuset Toughened Non-Stick Pizza Pan

Another 13-inch option comes from classic French bakeware brand Le Creuset. Made from strong, heavy-gauge carbon steel this pan heats evenly without warping and has secure-hold silicone inserts for added grip, but it's still oven-safe to 240 degrees celsius. It has non-stick properties, while the ventilation holes help crisp the pizza's base.

£32 at Amazon

Iron pan: AmazonBasics Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Pizza Pan

This 13.5-inch pan is made of cast iron for a heavy-duty option that can be used for more than just pizza. Perfect for anyone who likes their crusts well done, it has raised edges. There are two loop side handles for a secure hold which is useful as this is classic-looking enough to take to the dinner table. Oven safe to 204 degrees celsius, this has a ridged finish to avoid sticking.

£25 at Amazon

Holesome: Cuisinart Chef's Classic Non-Stick Pizza Pan

This 14-inch pizza pan is made from heavy gauge aluminised steel and has a super-thin design for even heating, but thick rolled edges to prevent warping and make it easier to handle. It's also non-stick and has a perforated design. When you've made your pizza pie, this pan is dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.

£8 at Amazon

Master pan: Wilton Recipe Right Pizza Pan

Wilton's "Recipe Right" bakeware range has a heavy-duty cold-rolled steel construction, a durable non-stick coating and oversized panhandles that make it easy to get it in and out of the oven, even if you're wearing bulky oven gloves. This 14-inch pizza pan gets a reinforced coating for quick release.

£9 at Amazon

Bae tray: Calphalon Nonstick Pizza Pan

With an exceptional toffee-coloured finish, this 16-inch non-stick pan promises a smooth release with no sticking crusts. Design-wise, the perforations let the heat circulate for an adequately cooked crust. Made of heavy-gauge steel, this heats evenly without hot spots, and when you've slid your pizza off the pan, it can go into the dishwasher.

£16 at Amazon

Pantastic

If you're short on cupboard space and want a pan that will work for more than just pizza, the AmazonBasics cast iron option is incredibly versatile and can be used for all sorts of foodstuffs, as well as being good-looking enough to use for tableware.

If you're all about an excellent crispy pizza base though, you want to consider an option that has a perforated base in order than the hot air can circulate better to cook your pie. Our overall pick, the KitchenCraft MasterClass Non-Stick Pizza Crisper Tray offers just that, and won't warp or flake, meaning you can enjoy delicious home cooked pizza for years to come.

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