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October 14, 2012

Stay CLEAN Muffin Pan!!

How To Keep Your Muffin Pan Cleaner for Longer

I absolutely hate doing dishes, and no, I do not want a dishwasher - never did and probably never will. I hope my Stay Clean Muffin Pan tip will help you as well !

Thing is with muffin pans, you have to get into every hole, and mostly it needs more scrubbing than just a gentle wipe... no matter how well you have prepared the pan before use.  And the tops ! Well, there is always one or more muffin or cupcake which rises over the edge - some of those marks you never get off.

I do, however, use a muffin pan without liners on occasion - then the aluminum foil won't do.  But mostly I use liners and then this little trick works wonders, especially since I have limited use of my arms.

Do as follows: {no rocket science...}

How To Keep Your Muffin Pan Clean

1.) Cover the muffin pan with aluminium foil - tuck it in at the edges.
2.) Cut a small X incision in the center of each hole.
3.) Open up slightly in order for the liner to be pushed in easily.
4.) Press a liner into each opened up hole.

Bake your muffins or cupcakes - remove from pan - remove and discard the aluminium foil. Pack away your muffin pan for next time's use.

No cleaning !  It works ! But yes, you will eventually have to give it a wash, or I should say a good rinse.

Lazy housewife tip..?? Oh, yes, definitely ;-)   Do not forget your pans will look better for longer as well....

Do you already use this tip?  Let me know.....


  1. Great idea. I am going to do this tomorrow.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

  2. what a cool idea..Thanks for sharing. I make muffins quite often :)

  3. I love this tip, I can't stand scrubbing muffin tins!

  4. This might help me to make muffins more often! Thank you for sharing and inspiring.

  5. What a great idea! I bet it really does keep the pans looking nicer longer. Thanks.
    Would love for you to share this at my very first linky party. My sister and I are working together over at “Think Tank Thursday”…hope to see you there!

    1. Thanks so much for linking this up at our very first "Think Tank". You have been featured!!

      This week's party is up and running. We would love if you would visit the "Think Tank" again this week!

  6. I have the same problem. This would solve it! Why haven't thought of that!?

    I have a link party and giveaway happening today

    . I would love for you to come and join in and link up your helpful tip!


  7. Brilliant! I absolutely hate cleaning muffin pans! Thanks for linking this up to The Fun In Functional!

  8. You go girl. I love cupcakes and also hate the clean up. Thanks for a wonderful idea.

  9. What a great idea! I've pinned this as well - thanks for sharing at MightyCrafty Mondays.