FAQs

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These frequently asked questions (FAQs) from our Baker’s Joy baking community are meant to help you understand the benefits and proper usages of our baking spray with flour for cooking and baking. Our non stick spray is extremely versatile for every homemade recipe from easy low fat baking to the most complexly shaped bundt cakes.

Where can I buy Baker’s Joy® Non-Stick Baking spray?
Can I use Baker’s Joy spray for cooking, grilling and other non-baking applications?
How do I use Baker’s Joy spray?
Does Baker’s Joy spray need to be refrigerated?
What is the propellant used in Baker’s Joy?
How long does Baker’s Joy spray last on my shelf?
How many applications can I get from one can of Baker’s Joy spray?
What if the nozzle on the spray bottle clogs?
Are the ingredients in Baker’s Joy spray FDA approved?
What type of flour is used in Baker’s Joy spray?
What type of oil is used in Baker’s Joy spray?
Does Baker’s Joy spray contain MSG (monosodium glutamate)?
How do I wash pans after I have cooked on them using Baker’s Joy spray?

Q: Where can I buy Baker’s Joy® Non-Stick Baking spray?
A: You can find Baker’s Joy spray in the cooking oils or baking section of most grocery stores and supermarkets. You can also buy it online through MyBrands.

Q: Can I use Baker’s Joy spray for cooking, grilling and other non-baking applications?
A: Absolutely. Baker’s Joy spray will work on many surfaces requiring food release (provided flour flavor isn’t objectionable). These include hot plates, griddles and outdoor grills.
NOTE: NEVER SPRAY IN AREAS WITH OPEN FLAMES OR SPARKS.

Q: How do I use Baker’s Joy spray?
A: Shake well before using. Hold the can about 6” from a pan or spraying surface and spray a light, even spray on all sides.

Q: Does Baker’s Joy spray need to be refrigerated?
A: No. Baker’s Joy spray is shelf-stable.

Q: What is the propellant used in Baker’s Joy?
A: Consumer safety is B&G Foods, Inc. top priority. In addition to our own strict product safety evaluation, B&G Foods only uses ingredients that are known to be safe. Butane, Isobutane and Propane are examples of compressed gases that are used as aerosol propellants. The FDA has reviewed the safety of these gases and has placed these ingredients on the list of direct food substances affirmed as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS). (Please use aerosol products only as directed as intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal).

Q: How long does Baker’s Joy spray last on my shelf?
A: For best quality and flavor you should use within the “best used by date” stamped on bottom of can.

Q: How many applications can I get from one can of Baker’s Joy spray?
A: Depending on the amount applied and the size of the baking pan surface area, you should be able to get an average of 20-25 applications per can.

Q: What if the nozzle on the spray bottle clogs?
A: Rinse the spray button under warm running water and dry thoroughly. When spraying, try to keep the bottle in an upright position to prevent clogging.

Q: Are the ingredients in Baker’s Joy spray FDA approved?
A: Yes. All ingredients are FDA approved.

Q: What type of flour is used in Baker’s Joy spray?
A: Baker’s Joy spray uses wheat flour enriched with niacin, iron, riboflavin and folic acid.

Q: What type of oil is used in Baker’s Joy spray?
A: Baker’s Joy spray includes soybean oil. In fact, 85% of its composition is made up of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats.*
*United Soybean Board, Consumers’ Perception of Soy: Why it Might Pay to Have it on Your Label, 3/17/2000.

Q: Does Baker’s Joy spray contain MSG (monosodium glutamate)?
A: No. Baker’s Joy spray does not contain MSG.

Q: How do I wash pans after I have cooked on them using Baker’s Joy spray?
A: Always be sure your cookware and bakeware is completely cool before washing. Depending on the pans, you can:

  • Soak in warm soapy water for 10 minutes. Then hand wash in warm soapy water with a nylon sponge.
  • Simmer a 50/50 mixture of water and vinegar in the pan itself over medium heat for 5-10 minutes.
  • Use a fine powder cleanser such as BonAmi® or Bar Keepers Friend®.
  • Use a pre-treater for dishes then wash.
  • If you have questions about what cleaning products are recommended for your cookware, please contact your cookware manufacturer.