Can I use parchment paper instead of cooking spray?
Parchment paper is the cook’s friend.
It keeps food from sticking to baking pans, eliminates having to soak in dish water to clean, and also is healthier for you.
No need to add oil or nonstick sprays to your bake ware..
Which side of parchment paper do you use?
There is no right or wrong side to parchment paper, so either side can be used. For the best baking results, use a fresh sheet of parchment paper for each pan of cookies.
Can I bake a cake without parchment paper?
Silicone non-sticking baking mold is heat resistant sheet for baking which is a substitute for parchment paper. You can also grease and flour your cake pan thoroughly to reduce sticking.
What can I use if I dont have parchment paper?
Silicone baking pads, often referred to by the brand name Silpat, are a great replacement for parchment paper. Just drop one onto your baking sheet, and whatever you cook or bake on it will come right off. There’s no need to grease your pan, and there’s very little to clean up afterward.
Can I use aluminum foil instead of parchment paper for baking?
Aluminum foil is a viable substitute for parchment paper too, but again, depends on your intended usage. Foil is basically a very thin piece of aluminum. It can be great for lining the dishes and pans you are cooking with so that cleanup is easier.