cupcake panI'm not going to argue the virtues of cupcakes. As much as I want to cry overkill with a new tempting shop popping up on every corner across America, the fact is they're fantastic. But you know what else is fantastic? Cupcake pans.

Oh sure you may make muffins and cupcakes in them, but there's so much more you can make and do with these pans -- some totally calorie free. Here are 10 ways to use a cupcake pan that you've probably never considered.