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« on: July 07, 2014 02:51:29 PM »



I just found this at a thrift store. As far as I can tell, it's a vintage Hartstone shortbread pan that somebody gussied up. The reverse side is painted pretty colors and glazed, even initialed RR by the artist.

Do you think it's oven-safe at this point? The glaze and paint make me wary. I suspect that RR hung it on her wall after painting, and never baked with it.

I can always use a cookie stamp dough which I invert onto a cookie sheet before baking, but of course it would be nice to be able to bake shortbread right in it.

What would you do?
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2014 03:38:22 PM »

I'd pop it in the oven, empty, bring it up to temperature and see if it smells bad or the paint changes colour. If neither happens then there is a higher chance that the paint is proper porcelain (food safe) paint.

Maybe someone else can think of the next test?
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« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2014 06:27:54 AM »

For me if you like the look of it, leave for decor and cook in something else. Most home glazes are not meant for such temps, and especially colored paint.
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