how to clean a burnt enamel pot

how to clean a burnt enamel pot

How to Clean a Burnt Enamel Pot

No one likes having a burnt pot, but accidents do happen! If you’ve recently burnt your enamel pot, don’t worry, there are a few easy steps you can take to help clean it. Follow these simple instructions to get your enamel pot looking and working like new again.

What You’ll Need

  • Scrub brush
  • Baking soda
  • Cream of tartar
  • Soft cloth


  • Fill the enamel pot with an inch of hot water and 1 tablespoon of baking soda. Allow this to sit overnight.
  • In the morning, the next day, scrub the pot with a scrub brush. In addition to the baking soda, you can sprinkle a little bit of cream of tartar on the pot before scrubbing.
  • Once all the burnt grease and food has been removed, rinse the pot with warm water.
  • Use a soft cloth to buff the enamel pot until it’s dry.


  • When washing your enamel pot, avoid scrubbing too hard as it may damage the enamel coating.
  • Avoid using harsh, abrasive cleaning agents as this may also damage the enamel coating.
  • Regularly inspect the bottom of the pot for any burnt residue and clean as necessary

By following the simple steps outlined above, your enamel pot should be clean and as good as new. Just remember to handle your enamel pot with care to ensure its looking good for years to come.