You may have seen the instructions that call you to grease and flour you baking pan or to use a flour containing cake release spray, well, I have something much better for you!  Professional Style Bakery Pan Grease.

It is extremely easy to make.  Only takes 3 ingredients and the recipe scales up or down very easily.

Professional Style Bakery Pan Grease
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Use this grease as a pan release on you baking pans. You cakes will come out easily.
Recipe type: Bakery Basic Staple
Cuisine: Bakery
Serves: 2-3 cups
  • 1 cup Vegetable Shortening (Crisco®)
  • 1 cup Margarine (stick type)
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  1. Add add the ingredients to a mixing bowl and mix until they are well combined.
  2. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator or freezer. Thaw to room temperature before using.
  1. Use a pastry brush to generously coat the inside of the baking pan making sure you get into the corners, cover the bottom and the sides. If you add a piece of wax paper or parchment paper in the bottom on the pan, add the paper into a prepared pan and regrease the paper to allow for easy removal when the cake is baked.
This recipe can be easily scaled up or down. It is just equal parts by volume.

May be stored in the refrigerator for up to 6 months and a year in the freezer. Bring back to room temperature before using. If stored at room temperature use withing 4 weeks.

Equal parts, by volume of flour, vegetable shortening and margarine. So simple.