How to grease cake tins without making a mess … kitchen helper


Whoever* invented non-stick cooking spray is a genius. This handy ingredient can be made with olive oil, coconut oil, or canola oil and it has endless uses in the kitchen, not the least of which is an easy way to grease cake tins. But there is a downside to the convenience of non-stick cooking spray and that’s overspray; the film of non-stick spray that goes beyond the cake tin and onto your kitchen bench creating a mess. Well, guess what? We’ve got a clever little hack that will cut down the clean-up time.

All you need to do is spray the cake tin over an open dishwasher door. Any overspray will land on the door and be washed away in the next cycle.

* Arthur Meyerhoff is credited with developing non-stick cooking spray in 1957. Meyerhoff was an advertising executive and entrepreneur from the United States. He perfected a formula for a cooking spray that had been created by two chemists, and marketed it to grocers.

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