9 Mason Jar Lid Hacks

Blossom Lady
Oct 14, 2022 05:07 AM
9 Mason Jar Lid Hacks

Who doesn't love mason jars? They're wonderful for storing food, organizing, and even crafting. But did you know that the lids are also useful on their own? Below I've found some awesome mason jar lid tips and hack that will help you a lot around the house. They're ideas that are easy to make and will make your life so much easier. Try them out and let me know what you think!

1. Perfect poached eggs

Who says it's hard to get a perfectly poached egg when you can use a canning jar lid to make it really easy? All you've to do is put the lid on the bottom of the pot, add some vinegar to the boiling water, and crack the eggs right over the lid to drop them in. Cover the pot and in a minute you've a wonderful poached egg.

2. Bake mini cakes

If you're hosting a kids' party at home (or even an adult gathering), you can make mini cakes by using the lids as baking pans. It's totally cute, fun, and of course, tasty!

3. DIY coasters made from mortar jar lids.

These DIY coasters are easy and inexpensive to make. All you need are wide-mouth mason jar lids, thin corkboard, and a stamp for extra decoration.

4. Mason Jar Lunchables

If you're looking for the perfect place to store crackers and spreads, Mason jars are a great choice. Simply fill the jar with a spread, place the lid on top and cover with an upside down fruit cup to store your crackers.

5. Mason jar match dispenser

With this DIY project, you can keep your matches dry and prevent them from spilling. All you've to do is cut a piece of sandpaper to fit inside the lid of the mason jar, and cut a small hole in the top so you don't have to unscrew the lid every time you want to light a match.

6. DIY candles

With this tip, you can easily make a country style candle. Just pour the candle mixture into the mason jar with the wick, let it sit for about 4-5 minutes and wait for it to dry.

7. DIY snack shaker

Turn a mason jar into a handy snack shaker. Using a clean and dry plastic spout from an empty juice container, draw a line around your lid with the spout in the center of the circle and just cut it off until the circle fits inside the top of your jar. Now fill your jar with some snacks and you're all set.

8. Juicer Attachment

This juicer attachment fits perfectly on the opening of canning jars. You can easily juice your favorite citrus fruits right in the jar. Just add a little water and sugar to taste

9. Makes McMuffin style eggs
The good thing about mason jar lids is that they can withstand high temperatures, so you don't have to worry about heating the lid on a well-greased pan. So, try preparing a perfectly circular McMuffin-style egg - perfect for a delicious breakfast.

9 Mason Jar Lid Hacks
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