This is the best, easiest, quickest, cheapest gift for the baker in your life.
It’s called “pan goop.” I found it on another baking blog when I ran out of my favorite, Wilton’s Cake Release, and I needed something to grease my cake pans with.
This stuff is a-maz-ing! It works perfectly, and it’s SO easy and cheap to make.
What You Need:
1 cup shortening
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup flour
Combine oil, shortening and flour in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Mix with hand mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
To keep it for yourself, simply spoon it into a large, airtight container, and store at room temperature.
To gift it, spoon it into small jars, leaving some space at the top, because the oil will separate a little, and can make a mess. (I learned this the hard way.)
To use, brush a thin layer on the bottoms and sides of your pans. You’ll never have to grease and flour again, and your cakes won’t stick to the pan!