baking spray


: a nonstick spray that contains cooking oil and usually flour and is used to line bakeware during baking
Drop spoonfuls of dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or sprayed with baking spray.Lou Jane Temple, Death is Semisweet, 2002

Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of baking spray was in 1980

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“Baking spray.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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