Pinterest Tested: Removing Crud from Glass Bakeware

Welcome to Pinterest Tested! Ever wonder if that miracle cleaner is really miraculous? Or what about that homemade facial cleanser or delicious-looking recipe? This is the place to find out! I am testing Pins that catch my eye to see if they really live up to the claims made on Pinterest. It’s like the Mythbusters of Domesticity! 

It’s been a while since I did any tests around here, so today I thought I’d share THIS PIN on how to remove crud from glass bakeware.

The instructions were simple. All you need is a Magic Eraser and some elbow grease.

I gave my purple Pyrex dish a good scrubbing and here are the results:

The first side of the pan came off pretty well! The other side of the pan? Not so much:

I think it depends on how old and baked on the crud is? I don’t know. I had high hopes that my Pyrex dish would look brand new, but alas, it wasn’t meant to be.

Because it worked a little, this test gets the:

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  1. I use an old dryer sheet (post-laundry) and it takes everything off without much scrubbing. My husband and I have used this trick for years on chicken pie, cherry cobbler, barbecue, casserole, and more cruddy mess dishes.


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