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How to Prevent Milk From Burning and Sticking to the Pan

It is quite often that we painfully get milk sticking to the bottom of the pan when boiling it. It forms a brown sticky layer made of burnt milk. Everybody will agree that it’s stinky and very difficult to clean.

So to help beginners cook to prevent milk from burning I want to share a very effective trick with you.

How to prevent milk from burning and sticking to the pan?

You need to rinse inside the pan with cold water, leaving about a tablespoonful of water in the bottom. Water will form a kind of protective layer between milk and pan.

Then pour milk in without drying the bottom.

Here you are! Isn’t it so simple?

Oct 18, 2011
E. Brandy
Lifestyle editor
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