The interior of your oven is probably much dirtier than you would like to admit. Thankfully, it's easy to clean the oven. The following method works well if your oven does not have a self-cleaning cycle or you do not want to use harsh cleaning products.
- Baking soda
- Dish soap
- Spray bottle
- Sponge or cleaning cloth
- ] Paper towels
- Bucket or bowl
- Vacuum cleaner ( optional)
- Remove the racks from your oven and wash in warm soapy water. Some oven racks are dishwasher safe. However, first check the operating instructions of your oven to make sure they are not damaged by the dishwasher. Dry the racks and set them aside.
- Remove loose leftovers from your oven.
- Make a paste from three parts of soda and one part of water.
- Spread the paste inside your oven. If it's really hard, burned on places, put some baking soda on it. Avoid placing the paste on the heating elements in the oven.
- Close the oven and let the paste stand overnight.
- Moisten the sponge or cleaning cloth with warm water and wipe off the baking powder paste. Use a bucket or bowl of warm water to rinse the sponge or cleaning cloth while removing the baking powder paste. For stubborn confusions, use a scraper or spatula.
- Fill a spray bottle with a portion of vinegar and a portion of water. Spray down the oven and wipe the remaining baking powder with paper towels or another cleaning cloth. You can use a hand vacuum cleaner or attachment to remove any remaining lumps of baking soda.
- Replace the oven racks.
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