7 Measuring Dry Ingredients Never measure while holding measuring cup over mixing bowlFill cup with ingredient.Flour & sugar can be spooned into cupOthers must be packed (brown sugar) but only if specified in recipeLevel off top of the cup using straight edge of spatula.Pour into mixture. If needed, use rubber scraper to make sure all ingredient is emptied out
8 Measuring Liquid Ingredients Set measuring cup on level surfaceCarefully pour liquid into cupBend down to check at eye level for accurate readingAdd more or pour off excess until top is at desired measurement markPour into mixture. If needed, use rubber scraper to make sure cup is emptyFor small amounts, use measuring spoons
9 Measuring Fats Can be measured several different ways: Stick method Butter/margarineCriscoDry measuring cup methodPacking in cupWater displacement methodMeasure a set amount of water in liquid measuring cup. Add fat to disperse water to amount needed.