Why You Should Spoon instead of Scooping Your Flour

February 11, 2013 | By | Comments (0)

Valentine's Day Cupcake

If you’re planning to make some Valentine’s Day cupcakes like these with candy cane hearts on top this week, you’ll want to use this tip to make sure you measure out your flour properly.

How to measure flour

Instead of scooping into the flour bag or container with your measuring cup, spoon the flour you need into the the cup. Why? Scooping can compact the flour causing you to get more than you need, while spooning (without tamping it down too much) will help you measure out just the right amount. Then don’t forget to scrape off the top!

Get more baking tips for perfect Valentine’s Day treats.

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