How to Get Brownies Not to Stick to a Dessert Tray

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Brownies are often sticky and crumbly.

A sticky, delicious chocolate dessert, brownies are known to occasionally stick to the baking pan or serving tray. If you've ever experienced the frustration of trying to remove a brownie that's stuck to the corner of the baking tray, a few baking tips will help you to get all the brownies out of the tray in one piece. Serve brownies without worrying about the tasty treat sticking to the serving tray.

Things You'll Need

  • Vegetable shortening or butter
  • Flour
  • Cocoa
  • Buttery nonstick spray
  • Aluminum foil
  • Waxed paper
  • Parchment paper
  • Confectioner's sugar
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Instructions

  1. Baking Pan

    • 1

      Spread vegetable shortening or butter around the bottom and sides of the baking pan, using waxed paper, a paper towel or your fingers. Place about 1 teaspoon of flour or cocoa in the pan and tip the pan around so the flour or cocoa spreads over the shortening or butter.

    • 2

      Spray the bottom and sides of a pan with a buttery nonstick spray.

    • 3

      Line the bottom and sides of the baking pan with aluminum foil, waxed paper or parchment paper.

    Dessert Tray

    • 4

      Dust the dessert tray with confectioner's sugar by placing some confectioner's sugar in a sieve and shaking it over the dessert tray.

    • 5

      Dust the dessert tray with cocoa powder by placing some cocoa powder in a sieve and shaking it over the dessert tray.

    • 6

      Place cut cookies on a piece of waxed paper or parchment paper and place it in the freezer for 1/2 hour. Take them out and place them on the tray. This will help them stay firm and not stick to the dessert tray.

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