Cooking measurement

Measuring Dry Ingredients vs Liquids


Cooking measurement

Just some tips on measuring ingredients, for your reference:

Measurements system of dry and liquid ingredients are slightly different. It’s more difficult to gauge dry ingredients as compared to liquids. Even dry ingredients itself, the exact unit might be varied from ingredient to ingredient. For example: 1 cup of water equals to 250ml, but it’s 210 grams of caster sugar, 200 grams of coarse sugar, and 11 gram of icing sugar.

How to put dry ingredient on weighing scale?
When measuring dry ingredients such as flour, it’s best to scope the substance with spoon and put it in the measuring scale until it reaches desired amount. Do not push the flour down or shake into the container in order to get more accurate measurement. don;t push the flour down or shake into the cup.

When measuring liquids, use a clear measurement cup indicating metric levels.

Small Note:
Size of egg use in cooking – always use medium eggs (55 – 60g) when eggs are required in a recipe, unless specified.

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