Unstick the Honey off My Measuring Spoons!

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Recipe by the80srule

This is a method rather than a recipe-- I discovered that this is an easy way to get a highly viscous liquid like honey off a measuring spoon because it gets pretty tough for even small amounts, though the bigger the amount the more frustrating it gets. I decided to post this after an old housewives' "manual" (don't you just love laughing at those?!) I found in a thrift store stated to use oil for these substances but I updated it for us calorie-conscious 2000s kitchen masters (because it's no longer just ladies doing it:)). Plus, this way is also easier than using oil!

Top Review by NonaPepper

Definitely a useful tip! My grandmother and mother always used a little oil on the measuring cup when making peanut butter cookies. Makes clean up much easier.


  1. Consult your recipe for however much honey you need. Take the measuring spoon(s) required and hold it about 8-10 inches away from the can.
  2. Lightly spritz so the spoon gets a decent coating of spray but not too much.
  3. Measure out the honey, it'll slide right out of the spoon now.

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