Homemade cake pan release is a must have for any baker. It’s simple to make and costs a lot less than store bought pan release. Learn how to make it, use it and store it.
What is cake pan release?
Do you ever work hard in the kitchen baking up the perfect cake only to have half of it stick to the pan when you try getting it out? Or do you feel like you go through 15 steps to keep your cakes from sticking to the pan? Then this recipe is for you. With only 3 ingredients, it is a simple and cheap DIY cake pan release recipe (sometimes called GOOP) that will keep your cakes, and anything else you bake up, from sticking to your pans.
What you need to make homemade cake pan release.
This as an easy peasy recipe, but will make such a difference in your baking life! You’ll need:
- 1 cup of flour
- 1 cup of shortening
- 1 cup of vegetable oil
- blender, food processor or hand mixer
How to make homemade cake pan release.
Add the flour, oil and shortening into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. You can also use a hand mixer.
How to use cake pan release.
With a pastry brush, cover the bottom and sides of each cake pan. You can also use cake pan release in other baking recipes such as sheet cakes, cheesecakes, or muffins.
How to store cake pan release.
Your homemade cake pan release should be stored in an airtight container. I like to keep mine in a jar close to my baking supplies.
And that’s it! It’s that easy! Give this simple cake pan release recipe a try and let me know how you like it!
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