Mac and Cheese is a simple yet delicious meal to prepare. The bowl of deliciousness typically includes milk, butter, macaroni, and plenty of cheese! It’s hard to complain about the meal – it’s a crowd-pleaser but when it lands on your clothes, it is an unpleasant feeling! One minute you’re enjoying a rich taste of gooey deliciousness and the next minute you’re thinking about removing mac and cheese stains!
How to remove Mac and cheese stains, I hear you cry? Don’t panic, we’ve got you covered!
If you immediately are aware of the mac and cheese stain, simply wipe it with a paper towel. It won’t get rid of it entirely, but it does help at the start.
Just like any other food stain, the first step in removing mac and cheese stains is to act fast the second you see the stains. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to remove it.
Rinse with cold water
Afterwards, simply mix cold water with a tablespoon of white vinegar on it and pour it onto the stained mac and cheese area and wait for 5 minutes.
Removing mac and cheese stains does require patience so after 5 minutes, rinse the area again with cold water and dry it with a towel.
To cover all bases and prepare you for both scenarios, we’ll also show you how to remove dried mac and cheese stains in case you noticed them late on your clothes.
What you need is a brush, cloth, and laundry stain remover.
Use a brush
To begin with, use a brush to scrape off as much of the stain as possible. Remember, if the stain is dry, it’s slightly tricky to remove it but it’s not impossible.
Blot the stained area with a wet cloth
Secondly, pour some cold water onto a cloth and start blotting the area.
Apply Laundry Stain Remover
As always with any clothing, prepare with caution and care. Make sure you read the labels on your clothes to be sure you are following care instructions.
If you’re happy to do so, apply a laundry stain remover onto the stained area and wait for around 5-10 minutes.
Launder your garment
Finally, put the garment into the laundry and wait for the cycle to finish. Once it’s done, dry it up on a clothesline or drying rack.
You now have the guide to removing fresh and dried mac and cheese stains!