Blenders are great for smoothies and milkshakes, but when cleaning the appliance can be a little tricky. There are so many little nooks and crannies that pieces of fruit can get stuck and are difficult to extract. To properly clean your blender, start by separating all the pieces and carefully hand wash each one. Then wipe down the base of a motor with a damp cloth. Once all the parts have dried, carefully reassemble the blender.