The big new pan this year is the Nordicware Pirate Ship! According to Chef's Resource, one of the Nordicware owner's sons is going through a pirate phase. Lucky for all of you pirate aficionados.
Watch the slideshow for more specialty cake pans than you can handle.
Here are a couple other pans we've mentioned in the past:
What did you think of the pirate pan? It's big - the perfect size for a giant birthday with a dozen kids running around. We were impressed by the solid chocolate molded version! It's new for 2008 and you can buy it at Amazon.
• Buy Nordicware Pirate Ship Cake Pan, $31.95 at Amazon
(All images: Faith Hopler)