Do you have silicone baking cups? Do you know those reusable muffin liners used when baking? If so, they’re a bonus. If you don’t have them, you’ll want to go out and buy some. There are many uses for silicon baking cups other than baking muffins and cupcakes. Here they are!
- Large ice cubes
Fill silicone baking cups with water and freeze them to get bigger ice cubes! This hack is great if you’re serving punch in a big bowl on a hot summer day.
- Freeze herbs.
If you have any herbs that are about to go bad, chop them up, put them in silicone baking cups and drizzle them with a little olive oil. Freeze them and the next time you make a dish that requires herbs and olive oil, you’ll have cubes on hand in no time.
- Spoon in place
With baking cups, there’s no need to buy spoon rests. They take up less space and can be cleaned immediately after cooking.
- Pot holders
Silicone baking cups make great pot holders! Just put one on the handle of each pan and you’re good to go. You don’t have to worry about burning your hands.
- Unscrew the bottles
Silicone baking cups have great grip and traction, so they’re the perfect thing to use if you’re dealing with a hard-to-open lid.
- Bake the eggs
Simply break the eggs into the silicone baking cups and bake them in the oven. You can also add salt, pepper and cheese.
- Snack containers
You can put different types of snacks such as chips, crackers, nuts, fruit, etc. in silicone baking cups to adjust the quantities (and make snack time more fun for the kids).
- Melt butter or chocolate
If you need to melt a small amount of butter or chocolate, simply place a small amount of butter or chocolate in a silicone baking cup and place in the microwave. The best part about using these is that they are very easy to clean later.
- Earring storage
If you’re having a hard time keeping your earrings organized, store them in silicone baking cups! One mug for earrings, one mug for studs, one mug for dangling earrings, etc.
- Separate the eggs
If your recipe calls for separating the yolks and whites, use two silicone baking cups to separate them. They are just the right size for neat cleanup after use.
- Wire cup holders
If you’re tired of constantly wiping down the sticky, dirty cup holders in your car, line them with silicone baking cups! That way, if they spill, they can be easily removed and cleaned.
- Make small pies
Silicone baking cups aren’t just for muffins! You can use them to make delicious crustless mini quiches. They taste so good!