How to Clean Rubber Spatulas

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Clean rubber spatulas with soapy water.

Rubber spatulas are found in many kitchens as they are easy to obtain, affordable and can be used for practically any cooking or baking job without being damaged. To keep rubber spatulas looking their best, clean them in a way that does not damage the rubber or leave behind any residue.


Step 1

Fill the sink with soapy water. Add about 1 cup white vinegar to the water if the rubber is stained or heavily soiled.

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Step 2

Drop the spatula into the water and let soak for a minute or so.

Step 3

Scrub the spatula with a cleaning rag and rinse the spatula with hot water.

Step 4

Dry the spatula with a clean rag to get rid of any excess moisture.



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