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Measuring Cups for Dry and Wet Ingredients

Posted by on Aug. 28, 2013 at 12:00 AM
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You might think that all measuring cups are created equal, but they are not. If you are a serious baker, it's best to have measuring cups for both dry and wet ingredients because even a small discrepancy in measurements could ruin a recipe. These aren’t simply gadgets but necessary tools!

A regular measuring cup will not always measure wet ingredients correctly. That's why it is best to get a measuring cup that measures a few inches below the top of the container because if you have to fill it all the way to the brim, your measurements will be off due to spillage.  Similarly this type of measuring cup is not good for dry ingredients. If you have to tap it on a counter to let the contents settle, it can become packed and you will end up with more than you measured for. Any type of measuring cup that can be leveled off is good for dry ingredients.

Moms, do you have both types of measuring cups in your kitchen?

by on Aug. 28, 2013 at 12:00 AM
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schultzal
by Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 1:50 AM
2 moms liked this
I do. I love Pyrex measuring cups for liquids.
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starlight1968
by Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 7:16 AM

 yep sure do!

michiganmom116
by Rhonda on Aug. 28, 2013 at 7:40 AM

I have several of each kind!

batjmom
by Sarah on Aug. 28, 2013 at 7:54 AM
I have several kinds but I use my pampered chef the most.
I'm not much of a baker so I didn't even know about that
sweetheart4171
by Peggy on Aug. 28, 2013 at 11:42 AM

I do have measuring cups for dry, and then I have a pyrex for wet but I don't use it

timon95
by Bronze Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 11:59 AM

yes, i have all sorts of measuring cups in my kitchen

la_bella_vita
by Bronze Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 12:32 PM

 I do! I have many, I love to bake : )

countrygirlkat
by Bronze Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 2:01 PM

I do have both kinds. 

sukainah
by on Aug. 28, 2013 at 3:00 PM

I have both kinds but need better sets.

arpazia
by Bronze Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 3:59 PM
Lol no
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