Whether you have a gas or electric cooktop, Barkeeper’s friend may be the best cleaner for you. Gas and electric cooktops are tricky to clean because if you are not using the right cleaner, the surface may be easily scratched. Electric cooktops are likely to have food baked onto the surface, which is difficult to remove. We have found that Barkeeper’s friend is one of the best cleaners for stainless steel cooking as well as electric surfaces. Barkeeper’s friend helps remove residue and they do not using bleach. We use this on all of our cooking surfaces and we give it a 5 star rating!