Secret To Cleaning Bakeware from a Former Baker
Most of us have baking pans, and if, like me, you have well-used favorites, then you might just have some if not several that are stained from years of use. Over the years, the build-up from food stains, especially grease is unable to be removed with scrubbing, try as you might. But, today, I have you covered with these tips and tricks from a former baker. Let’s face it, a professional baker works years, with the same, expensive pans. They have to have the secret, right?! These tips will have your pans look like you just bought them!
Cleaning Bakeware: Pyrex (Glass/Enamel Bakeware)
To clean your Pyrex, glass and enamel bakeware, simply use a baking soda and liquid dish soap mixture. Shake a generous portion of baking soda into the bakeware followed by some liquid dish soap. Lastly, fill the dish with very hot water and let soak 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, scrub any remaining with ease. Wash as normal to remove any remaining baking soda.
Cleaning Bakeware: Stainless Steel Pans
source: Jessica GavinIf you have some stainless steel with build-up, the winning mixture is distilled vinegar and baking soda. Start by shaking some baking soda into the pan, followed by pouring in vinegar. Sprinkle a generous amount of baking soda across the bottom of the bakeware. Wait a bit and then scrub any remaining build-up with ease. Wash as normal to remove any vinegar and baking soda.
Cleaning Bakeware: Aluminum Baking Sheets
Baking sheets tend to have build up from sources of grease that were used over the years. These stains can be so stubborn you’ll think they are a lost cause! Not so! This winning mixture is lemon and coarse salt. Start by taking a fresh lemon and slicing. It is the combo of rubbing the inside portion with coarse salt that loosens the build-up with ease. Follow by washing as normal to remove any salt and lemon remaining.