How to Measure Flour Correctly

If you plan to start baking or you simply want to improve your baking skills, it’s important to know how to measure flour correctly.

Improper measuring can lead to a dense final product – not the result you want when making tasty baked goods, like muffins, pancakes, waffles, and breads!

In this video, we demonstrate how to fluff, measure, and level flour in a measuring cup to ensure that recipes come out as planned.

Once you learn this skill, check out these video on how to measure brown sugar and the muffin method.

Or put your new skill to the test by baking up these delicious recipes!

Strawberry Banana Pancakes

Banana Buttermilk Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Bread

Italian Pizza Dough

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Silvia

    Oh My!!! I wished I’d found you earlier. Today I was shopping for a kitchen scale and that lead me to your page in how to measures ingredients and I am so happy, now I know why many times my recipes didn’t turn out the way I expected. I wasn’t measuring them correctly. Your videos are so informative and now I know how to do it well. Thank a million!!! I do not know why chefs do not make this issue and important point

    1. Lexi Endicott, RD, LD, CCMS

      Thank you so much for your comment! We are so glad to be of help along your culinary journey. We hope that you continue to learn with us! If you would like to learn some more helpful culinary techniques, check out our knife skills 101 course!

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