To keep the baking tray from getting soiled, it should be handled with care – covered with parchment before baking and washed immediately after use. But if you’ve already allowed dirt to appear on the baking tray, you can remove it with folk remedies.
How to clean a baking tray with citric acid
Mix 5 spoons of baking soda and 5 spoons of citric acid. Pour 50 ml of water and make a thick paste. Apply the paste to the most soiled areas of the pan and leave it for 4 hours. Then rinse off the rest of the mixture and wipe the baking tray with a hard sponge.
How to get grease off a baking pan with mustard powder
Mustard powder not only removes dirt but also absorbs grease. Sprinkle mustard powder on the bottom of the tray and pour boiling water over it. Allow standing overnight. In the morning, rinse the tray under running water and sponge it with dishwashing detergent.
How to remove encrustations from an enamel pan using a baking powder
Rinse the tray with hot water and wipe it dry. Sprinkle the bottom with baking powder and sprinkle lightly with water. Allow the cookware to stand for 1 hour, during which time the raising agent will react with the carbon deposits. After that, wipe the cookware with a soft sponge.
How to remove encrustation from a baking tray with salt
Fill the bottom of the baking tray with a 1 cm layer of salt and distribute it. Preheat the oven to 100° and put the pan on. Close the oven door and let the tray heat for 40 minutes. During this time the salt should have turned brown. Turn off the oven and open the door. Wait for the tray to cool completely and rinse with warm water.
How to Clean a Nonstick Tray
Nonstick-coated trays need to be cleaned with care and gently. Sprinkle such a tray with salt and leave it for 30 minutes. Then gently shake off the salt and rinse the pan with detergent. You can also soak the non-stick tray in water and detergent for one hour.