Measuring Flour

Proper measuring of flour is critical. Too much flour can cause baked goods to turn out dry, or sauces to become too thick.

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Step 2.

1. Stir it in the bag or canister to lighten it. Except for cake flour, sifting is not necessary.

2. Gently spoon flour into a dry measuring cup or a measuring spoon. Level it off the top with the straight side of a knife.

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