How to Naturally Clean Burned Food Off Baking Pans

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Baking pans are one of the most used pieces in kitchens and they can get really dirty. The worst is when you accidentally burn something and can't get the burned food off of your baking pans. This easy method will help you save those burned baking pans without using any harsh chemicals and help bring shine back to your pans!

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Things You'll Need

  • Castile soap

  • Orange essential oil

  • Baking soda

  • Warm water

  • Scrubbing sponge

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Step 1: Start by removing any loose food with a sponge.

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Step 2: Next, squeeze a generous amount of Castile soap all over the burned pan.

Castile soap is an olive oil based soap that will help clean the pan.

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Step 3: Now, add about 10 - 15 drops of orange essential oils to the pan.

Orange essential oil is an amazing grease fighter and will help loosen up any burned on foods and grease.

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Step 4: Dust the entire pan with baking soda.

The baking soda will work with the Castile soap and orange essential oil to form a really strong grease removing paste.

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Step 5: Pour 4 cups of warm water into the pan. Let sit for 30 minutes.

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Step 6: Pour dirty liquid into sink and rinse.

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Step 7: Scrub any spots that are left over.

Add a little Castile soap and baking soda to the pan, and use a scrub sponge to remove any burned on spots.

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Step 8: Rinse and dry with a clean cloth.

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