How to Remove Burnt Sugar From a Pot

When you burn it, sugar turns black and hard, leaving nasty, dark stains in your pot. Placing the pot in a dishwasher usually won't remove the burned sugar and may make it harder to remove. Treat sugar stains in pots as quickly as possible to reduce the chances of permanent stains.

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Fill the pot half full of white vinegar.

Place the pot on the stove and bring the vinegar to a boil. Once it starts boiling, allow it to continue for 5 minutes.

Pour out the vinegar and place the pot in a sink of hot, soapy water.

Sprinkle some baking soda onto a nylon scrubbing pad and scrub off the burned sugar.

Rinse the pot and dry it before storing it.