If the muffins are still warm when you remove the paper liner, the muffin will probably stick. This might be incredibly stupid, but I'll ask anyways. Not using liners at all and just greasing the tin? Does anyone have a solution for this? So I have this problem when I bake muffins with paper liners in the tins--when I peel them off, they take a lot of the muffin with it, including the nice brown part! One reason that muffins stick to paper (and cupcakes don't) is the batter; cupcakes usually contain more fat. Before you throw out the entire batch and start all over, try some simple steps to help salvage all of your hard work. Unless your batter is super greasy, the muffin will almost always stick to a paper liner. It works much better than butter or margarine and leaves you with an exceptionally shaped muffin that maintains a delicious taste. The pan is easy to wash, and you will save the expense of the paper liners. There are techniques that can prevent muffins from sticking, but these are of little assistance if sticking has already occurred. Cook them at 350*-375* degrees for about 20 minutes. Just spray the metal pan with cooking spray, or use canola oil to grease the pan, and don't use paper liners. The muffins will be standing proud on their own. If your muffins are presently not coming out of their pans, all is not lost. Read the Silicone Muffin Pans--Sticking? I tried to make muffins from scratch (How To Cook Everything, Basic Muffins with chocolate chips) and used paper liners. I’ve tried about every method out there for non-sticking ability. it might be time to get a new one :-p . if your pan is really old, and dirty (lots of burnt on stuff)it will make things stick. You can do one of 2 things. The muffins are still tasty but it does seem like a shame to waste. Just use a non stick muffin pan. Isn't the point of them to NOT have to grease my muffin tin? discussion from the Chowhound Home Cooking, Muffin Pans food community. Stupid sticking cupcake/muffin cups. 1 decade ago. Lv 6. Join the discussion today. Make sure you spray that also. What’s Your Best Bet? Step 1 Place the hot muffin pan on a wet towel for a few minutes. Greasing the liners themselves? 2. Microwaved Tofu! Yukiyummy. Regards, Dan Skip the muffin cups. Wait until the muffins are completely cooled, or spray a very small amount of Pam or similar non-stick baking spray onto a paper towel and wipe the muffin liner with it. I’ve yet to try the parchment liners. Here are some baking tips to help prevent this issue. Spray your pan – Before you put the ingredients into the pan, spray the pan with a no-stick cooking spray. But I imagine they still might not be totally non-stick. The muffins will tip right out after resting about 2 minutes from the oven. They stick cause you're cooking them at a low temperature. Are paper cupcake liners supposed to be greased before filling them? 0 1. Another reason that cupcakes don't stick is because they are served at room temp, but homemade muffins are usually served warm. 1.