The best pastry mat for rolling dough is the Silpat.
The Silpat can be used to turn any surface into a non-stick surface.
- no need to flour the surface of the pastry mat to roll out dough
- remains in place when rolling
- non-stick surface – easily peel your dough off of the mat
How to use a pastry mat for rolling out dough
- Put your pastry mat onto a flat surface.
- Place your dough onto your pastry mat.
- Dust your dough and rolling pin with a flour.
- Roll out your dough.
The Silpat silicone pastry mat will remain in place while you’re rolling out your dough. You don’t have to flour the surface of the mat, only your dough and rolling pin to roll out your dough on the silicone pastry mat.
If you’re rolling out croissant dough or puff pastry you can easily place your silicone pastry mat and dough into the fridge between laminations.
Using a silicone pastry mat makes it much easier when you’re rolling out butter for lamination to a specific measurement. The butter remains in place, and it doesn’t create a huge mess. The butter easily peels off of the silicone when you’re transferring it to inside your dough.
Silpat pastry mats can be used in the oven to cook pastries and other baked goods as well.
- Even heat distribution
- Made to fit your pan exactly – no need to cut parchment paper to fit
- Durable and long lasting – up to 3000 bakes
- No greasing needed – no added fat to your recipe
- Easy release of pastry
- Professional grade
Do you need to grease a silicone pastry mat
You do not need to grease a silicone pastry mat to use it. The silicone provides a barrier for your pastry to be easily removed from the mat. Peel off your baked pastry from the mat and place it on a cooling rack.
Do you need to flour a silicone pastry mat
You do not need to flour a silicone pastry mat. Silicone is a special material that does not require it to be floured. It is non-greasy, and you can easily peel your dough or cooked pastry from the mat. When you’re using a silicone pastry mat to roll out your dough, you only need to flour your dough and rolling pin, not the silicone pastry mat.
Where can you use your silicone pastry mat?
A Silpat silicone pastry mat can be used in the freezer, microwave, and the oven.
How to clean a silicone pastry mat?
Wash your silicone pastry mat with some dish soap and a cloth and let it air dry overnight.
How to store a silicone pastry mat?
Store a silicone pastry mat by placing it in a drawer or a cupboard. The silicone mat can be stored rolled up, or folded and will not be damaged.