How to Clean Blender Bottle: Blender bottles are one of the most beneficial kitchen appliances. Just dump in all the ingredients, close the lid, shake well and the milkshake is ready within minutes.
However, cleaning the blender bottle is equally important. The last thing one wants is the smell of a week-old protein shake and mind you that would be one nasty smell!
Hence, in this article, we would talk about everything one needs to know about cleaning blender bottles.
- 1 Making the Blender Bottles Spotless
- 1.1 Initial Tips to Wash the Blender Bottles
- 1.2 Washing the Jars of Blender Bottles
- 1.3 Getting Rid of the Smell of Blender Bottles Cups
- 1.4 Further Precautionary Measures to take Care of Blender Bottles
Making the Blender Bottles Spotless
Initial Tips to Wash the Blender Bottles
Wash After Use
This point is quite obvious but you’ll be surprised to know that how many people avoid the task of rinsing the blender bottles after making the shake.
This step is very important because like mentioned before; it leaves a very bad odor in the bottle. Secondly, as its milk; it dries up! Removing the milk stains in the future would become a tedious job and time-consuming too.
Scrub the Lids
There are various types of blender bottles available in the market. If you have one that comes with a White Radian Lid then wash it every once in a while.
It can get dirty so you’ll have to do some scrubbing with dishwashing soap and warm water to make it clean like before.
Always Hand Wash
Although putting the blender bottle in the dishwasher seems like a much easier job, we recommend you avoid doing this.
The bottle’s material is quite delicate and can get ruined if put in the dishwasher. Thus always wash the bottle by hand and that too in warm water.
Washing the Jars of Blender Bottles
Rinse the Jar Before and After Use
It’s always best to be extra careful! That is why clean the jars before utilizing them. Washing the jars immediately usage is equally important to prevent permanent stains.
Put them in the Dishwasher
You’ll be pleased to know that unlike bottles; jars and lids part of the blender bottles can be washed in a dishwasher. So no need to worry about scrubbing jars.
No Cold Water
The same goes for rinsing the jars of blender bottles; avoid using cold water. Use warm water as it kills the bacteria and the material isn’t ruined as well.
Getting Rid of the Smell of Blender Bottles Cups
As milk is the main ingredient being used; it tends to leave a bad odor if not washed.
Also if you’re making various flavored milkshakes in the blender bottles then their smells can get mixed up. Hence we’ll tell you various ways to make that smell go away!
Baking Soda and Vinegar
Add 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1 tablespoon vinegar into the bottle and let the mixture remain overnight. Don’t close the lid.
The next morning wash it with soap and water.
Add 1 tablespoon coffee into the bottle. Close the lid and let it remain overnight. Rinse the bottle in the morning.
Let the Bottle Dry Out
Previously we mentioned that you should wash the blender bottle after every use. However, after rinsing it, don’t put it away in the cupboard while it’s still wet.
Take the lid off and let the bottle fully dry up!
Further Precautionary Measures to take Care of Blender Bottles
Blender bottles are a delicate appliance, which is why you must take extra care of them.
Do not Add Hot Liquid in the Bottle
The material which is used in blender bottles is not equipped to handle hot liquid.
Thus you can forget adding hot milk, water, or even coffee into the blender bottle.
Do not Use Carbonated Beverages
Once again, this sort of liquid cannot be added to blender bottles. Thus, avoid using all carbonated liquids when using a blender bottle.
Shake with Extra Care
If you have added batters like a pancake or waffle mixture in the blender bottle then while shaking the bottle, be very careful!
Hold the lid while shaking as extra pressure is built.
No More Dirty Blender Bottles
Cleaning blender bottles are not that difficult! Just take out a few minutes from your routine and clean the blender bottles from time to time!