As of December 2015, some of the top-rated bread baking pan brands on Amazon.com and GoodHousekeeping.com are Wilton, Farberware, Chicago and Emile Henry. According to GoodHousekeeping.com, Wilton offers the best value bread baking pan with its 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-inch pan. The website also notes the Emile Henry Ruffled 9-by-5-inch dish as the prettiest bread pan. On Amazon.com, several of Chicago's French bread pans have received great reviews. Farberware's 9-by-5-inch pan is the best seller on Amazon.com.
According to reviewers, Wilton and Farberware offer great bread baking pans for beginners and casual bakers. Both brands offer several cost-effective, easy-to-maintain baking pans. Many bread baking pans offered by Wilton and Farberware on Amazon.com have received nearly perfect average ratings based on several hundred reviews each. For example, one reviewer stated that the Wilton Recipe Right Long Loaf Pan is perfect for a new baker and makes excellent loaves.
Although Chicago offers standard loaf baking pans as well, the brand's most popular pans on Amazon.com are designed to create French bread. The Chicago Metallic Commercial II Non-Stick Perforated French Bread Pan has received an average rating of 4.7 out of five stars. One reviewer stated that it is the best bread baking pan he has ever used.