How to: Properly Measure Ingredients
When measuring any dry ingredient, it is important to remember that not all ingredients should…
When measuring any dry ingredient, it is important to remember that not all ingredients should be compacted into a measuring device.
In order to obtain the proper measurement of flour, simply spoon it into the cup lightly and graze a knife across the top to remove the excess. Same guidelines apply for cane sugar, powdered sugar, baking powder and salt.
When measuring brown sugar, the rules of the game have changed! In order to obtain the proper measurement, make sure to press down the brown sugar with a spoon or spatula into the cup. The act of “packing” the ingredient into the measuring cup will remove excess air and produce the proper measurement
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