Cooking spray residue can be a true annoyance so I was happy to take on the challenge to compare PAM's cooking spray to another brand and see if it holds up to the claim that it leaves much less residue than other sprays. I found a couple of interesting differences during my experiment so let's get to it!
I baked some muffins and when I took the pan out of the oven, there was a definite difference in the way the sprays looked on each side. I thought that was interesting but I wanted to know if it would really matter as far as how easy the pan was to clean! So, I washed the pan and it seemed to wash up about the same on both sides... HOWEVER...
But the thing that I found the most interesting, and that mattered the most to me was this:
My muffins came out nicer with PAM! This photo is of muffins that cooked at the same time, in the same temperature. The ones that weren't cooked with PAM definitely burnt on the edges! That alone is enough to convince me that it's better to go with PAM.
What a fun experiment this was! :) It makes me curious about testing and comparing other products because there are definitely differences between different brands!
Disclosure: I am participating in the PAM No Residue blog comparison program with enCompass Media. I've received payment as a thank you for participating and sharing my honest opinion.
Seriously, the difference you just showed has totally got me pitching my NO NAME. I am serious. I hate that black sticky stuff. It makes me twitchy!ReplyDelete
haha :) Seriously! It is no fun to clean and so hard to get off!Delete
That's truly amazing!! I never realized how well PAM worked! I thought all baking sprays were the same! Obviously, I need some PAM in my kitchen!ReplyDelete
There really is quite a difference- I mean, even if you don't care how your pans look, we all care about tasting burnt food!Delete
Obviously Pam is the way to go! I use it all of the time and will continue to when baking and cookingReplyDelete
Really cool - love the way you did the test and really surprising just how different the two brands are. We've always used PAM at our house - glad we made the right choice!ReplyDelete
I agree! When you're using one product (and have nothing to compare it to), you wouldn't be able to notice the difference- I probably would've thought that I just overcooked my muffins- but here's proof that it had more to do with the cooking spray than the cooking time!Delete
Wow, your pictures sure are worth a thousand words! What a difference!ReplyDelete
It is interesting to see the difference in the Pam muffins and the burnt ones.ReplyDelete
That was the most impressive difference to me, too! There was no difference in cooking time since they cooked in the same pan- the cooking spray was the only thing that changed!Delete
Thanks you can sure see the difference in the photo,i will be changing to Pam!ReplyDelete
There are so many products that would be interesting to compare but I never seem to find the time. Thanks for doing the work and sharing your results.ReplyDelete