The difference between perfect and not-so-perfect baked goods can sometimes be precisely measured ingredients, so careful reading of the recipes and proper measurement of ingredients is necessary. With these measuring do's and don'ts you 're able to tackle any kind of bread, cake, cookie or pie your heart (or stomach) desires. Get a pack of proper calculation cups and spoons. Cups and teaspoons are standardized units of measurement which require specialized tools-a regular cup or spoon does not cut it.
DON'T use cups for measuring dry-ingredient liquids. Although using dry measuring cups for liquids can sort of get away, the other way around doesn't work. It can be used to carefully read spoons for either dry or wet ingredients. DO, and follow the instructions. 1 cup of sifted meal all-purpose" and "1 cup of all-purpose, sifted meal" are not the same.
Before measuring, you sift the flour in the former and later in the latter, resulting in different amounts of flour. Don't scoop out flour with your measuring cup. We suggest you spoon it into your cup, then level it off.
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