How to Clean a Burnt Soup Maker?

If you love having your soup regularly, then you are sure to have a soup maker in your kitchen. The soup maker is an excellent choice when it comes to kitchen appliances. It makes cooking easier and faster, giving you the right taste and quantity of soup you want per time.

However, when it comes to cleaning, it can become a herculean task, especially if you have a burnt soup maker. 

For many people, the cleaning up of cooking is the big job in the overall cooking process. Having to deal with the mess left after cooking can be frustrating sometimes but when you have the right knowledge and know-how of how to make the washing easy, you will definitely enjoy the process.

The Perfect Way to Clean a Burnt Soup Maker

1. Use the proper oil

There are different tips available on how to clean a burnt soup maker. Tips range from soaking the pan in baking soda to boiling the pan with distilled vinegar. All these tips probably work but there is one we believe is the best approach to cleaning your burnt soup maker. This particular approach is nonabrasive and the enzymes in the solution will break down the burns and change it to scum that will easily wash off. Interestingly, this approach also works well for washing oven racks. It saves money on expensive cleaners and makes the job easy and smooth.

Choosing the right oil for your deep fryer is half battle won. Once you know the type of oil you want to use, you will need to fill up the fryer with it, taking care not to over-fill or under-fill it.

If you have a model that have a minimum or maximum fill line, it becomes even easier as you have a ready gauge to guide your measurement.

​Items Needed for the Cleaning Process

2. Turn it on and start operating
  • Boiling water at about one to two inches deep
  • Two-third cup of biological washing powder. You do not need to buy the pricey ones; a cheap one will do the job perfectly well.
To start using your device, you need to turn it on by plugging it in and using the switch button to power it up.

After that, set the temperature and time and ensure that you obtain the right level of temperature for the oil without going over that.

You also need to maintain a temperature between 350 degrees F and 375 degrees F which is the suitable range for most of the cooking you will be doing.

If your device comes with a thermostat, you don't have to bother too much about the temperature as it will automatically determine the correct temperature.

However, if it doesn't come with one, you may have to get yourself a thermometer to select the right temperature for the oil.

Method of Washing

3. Pat your food dry
  • Soak the appliance overnight with a mixture of the above solution
  • Scrub with a rough pad or a non-metal scrubbing brush. It is important not to use a metal scrubbing brush to avoid the risk of destroying the element at the bottom of the appliance. You may have to repeat this process to get all the burnt food out of the appliance
  • This cleaning method is easy and will save you a lot of stress and time.

Soup makers are essential appliances in the kitchen that make cooking easy and fun. You can also make cleaning up fun when you know the right way to go about it. You do not have to waste time and effort scrubbing away on burnt soup maker and destroying the bottom element in the process. With the cleaning method shared above, you can begin to have your cleaning process easy. If you don't yet have a soup maker, check out the best soup maker which will turn you into a culinary master.

Remember, you can also use this method to clean your grill rack or oven and microwave. You do not need to worry about getting your soup maker burnt anymore because there is a solution to keep the cleaning easy for you. A note of warning though, you have to be careful and try to avoid getting the soup maker burnt. You can use a timer to help regulate your cooking so you can avoid burning your food, except you love the taste of burnt food.

Before drying any kind of food, make sure it is dried and doesn't have any traces of water. You can make use of a kitchen paper towel or cover the food in some dusting to remove any traces of water.

For example, freshly cut potatoes can be wiped with paper towel so that there is no water on it before throwing them into the fryer. Not doing this may cause some dangerous spilling of oil that may be injurious to you or children around.

About the Author Harry Thompson

Gaining a BSc Honours in building/ property maintenance at the University of Portsmouth Harry went into the field of renovating properties. Along the journey, he has developed a wide variety of home & garden DIY skills such as installing new kitchens and landscaping gardens.