baking spray


Definition of 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

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First Known Use of baking spray

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Baking spray.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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