Can you put a glass plate in the oven? Yes, you can! Many homemakers put glass plates in the oven to impress guests with a warm plate. Some create homemakers put glass plates in the oven when creating personalized plates. Some simply want to heat their food on the glass plate they will be eating from.
Keeping Glass Plates Warm in the Oven
Many housewives desire to serve dinner in their homes the way restaurants do – in warm dinner plates. If you are using glass plates, warm glass plates keep food on the plate warm longer.
Warm glass dinner plates are perfect especially for such food as pasta that gets cold quickly. If you are making a pot roast on a cold winter night, a warm glass plate will make you serve a piping hot dinner.
Of course, you know that pot roast fresh out of the oven needs to stand for a few minutes before serving. After taking out the pot roast, reduce your oven’s temperature to 20020F and throw your glass plates into the oven while your pot roast rests. The meat will stay warm longer, too.
Warm glass dinner plates are the finishing touch to serving a great dinner. It gives dinner you serve a touch of warmth.
To warm glass dinner plates, set your oven to 1500F. This is the lowest setting for most US ovens. You can go as high as 2000F if you wish. Stack the glass plates in the oven for about 15 minutes.
When done, place the plates on a hot pad, or on top of a dry towel. Avoid placing the warm glass plates on top of any cold surface as they make shatter due to thermal shock (extreme changes in temperature).
Keeping Designs in Glass Plates Permanent
Many crafters want to paint on glass plates. What they do is paint their designs on the plates and bakes the plates in the oven for about 30 minutes at 3250. When done, the designs permanently stick on the glass plates.
The glass plates can go to the dishwasher without the designs getting off. It is also safe to eat in these glass plates.
Heating Food in Glass Plates
If you simply want to heat food in a glass plate inside the oven you need to be extremely careful. You need to make sure that the food on the glass plate and the glass plate itself are at room temperature and not cold.
The difference in temperature between the hot oven and the cold glass plate can break the plate. The best thing to do is cool the glass plate to room temperature and place the plate (empty) in the oven to allow it to be a bit warm.
You can then place your food on the warmed glass plate and return it to the oven. When done, place the plate on a dry towel, pot holder or hot pad. Never place warmed glass plate fresh out of the oven in a cold surface or it will shatter.
Can you put a glass plate in the oven? Yes, you can! Warm glass plates allow you to enjoy your hot food longer.