Homemade Pan Release

Homemade Pan Release

No More Pam Needed

Every cook needs this magical Homemade Pan Release paste (or Cake Goop) in their pantry. It is a recipe that has been used in Home Economics Classes from long ago.
You will want to keep this on hand and use in any recipes that you need spray on.  When you are ready to use it, just brush a generous amount on the inside of your pan and add your ingredients and bake.
This pan release can be stored at room temperature for 3 months, or in your refridgerator 6 months.
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: cooking tips
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake goop, cooking spray


  • a pint sized mason jar, wide mouthed


  • 1 cup Crisco shortening
  • 1 cup vegetable oil (I use Canola Oil)
  • 1 cup flour


  • Thoroughly mix together shortening, oil and flour.
  • Use in cake pans, muffin tins, and loaf pans for perfect release of baked goods.