About Silicone Bakeware
Europe first started to use Silicone for bakeware in 1980’s. The growing needs were brought to the States and became popular since then.
Silicone bakeware has a rubber-like texture and tolerates extreme temperatures, from - 40℃ to 230℃. It can be used in both microwaves and conventional ovens. It can be taken directly from the freezer to the oven or the oven to the freezer.
The characteristics of Silicone Bakeware
Perfectly safe and does not pose health risks.
Stable and inert material which does not react with or leach chemicals into food.
It does not emit hazardous fumes.
It is a recyclable material but not biodegradable.
Flexible nonstick surface releases baked and frozen foods easily.
It provides even cooking and browning and there would be no brown and crispy edges.
It is lightweight, distributes heat evenly and enables healthy baking and cooking.
It is oven, microwave and freezer safe.
It does not retain food odors, easy to clean and easily stored.
It can last for years when taken with care.
Tips for Silicone Bakeware
Silicone bakeware is flexible as the structure is not solid. It will fold and bend whenever pressure is applied. When using it in the oven, support it by a cookie sheet underneath or with a baking metal rack.Silicone bakeware is durable when proper care is being paid. It cannot be cleaned with abrasive soaps or scouring pads. Never use knives, metal utensils, or sharp-edged objects against this delicate material which can be ripped. It cannot be exposed to a direct flame or under broilers nor being placed on a stove top.