What is it?
The BrightSpring silicone baking mat is a baking sheet liner that replaces parchment paper or fats and oils. The non-stick surface not only makes baking healthier but also more economical than the traditional methods for keeping a pan non-stick.
What is it made of?
The BrightSpring silicone baking mat is a fiber-glass mesh with a silicone coating which distribute heat evenly ensuring better baking results
What is Silicone?
Silicone is a synthetic rubber which is formed by bonding silicon with oxygen. Silicon is a natural element that is abundant in sand and rock making up 28% of the earth’s crust.
Is it safe to bake on one of these?
Absolutely. Silicone has been approved by both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the USA and Health Canada as a food-grade material.
Does it work?
Yes they work extremely well. Professional chefs have been using silicone baking mats for many years due to their durability and the quality of the results that they yield.
What can I bake on it?
Anything really. Whilst the BrightSpring silicone baking mat is most commonly used for making cookies, you can also knead dough and bake bread in it, roast meats and vegetables on it, make candy and do sugar work on it or even freeze on it!
What temperatures are safe?
The BrightSpring silicone baking mat is safe for temperatures ranging -40°F to 480°F or -40°C to 248°C
Can I prepare food on it?
You can but provided that does not involve sharp objects. If the silicone surface is damaged by a sharp object then it should not be used.
Can I chop on it?
No. The fiber-glass mesh within the silicone could migrate into food if the silicone surface is cut into.
Is it re-usable?
Sure is. Provided the Use and Care Instructions are carried out correctly then the BrightSpring silicone baking mat is extremely durable and has a lifespan of up to two thousand uses.
What can I use it in?
The BrightSpring silicone baking mat is suitable for use in the freezer, microwave, toaster and conventional ovens. Do not place directly on heat, on a grill, on a hot plate, on a stove top or on the bottom of the oven.