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Most recipes these days are written in volume form (cups/tablespoons). While these are easier to work from for the home baker, they don’t always yield consistent results. Certain ingredients, like flour, can vary depending on how long they’ve been sitting in their bag, or whether they’ve been sifted. I recommend converting your dry ingredients to weight so that you can make those same amazing cookies every time. You can find a simple scale at your local department or home goods store. There is a...
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Looking to get your cupcakes even every time? Use a disher (you know, the scoop that the lunch lady uses to serve mashed potatoes). For standard-sized cupcakes, use a size 24 disher (holds about 1 1/3 oz); for miniature-sized, use size 50 (about .65 oz); and for jumbo-sized, use size 8 (about 4 oz). Happy baking! For more baking tips and tricks, check out our Baking Tip Tuesday archives....
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So many people do all of their baking for the year within the next month. That means your flour will sit mostly unused until the holidays next year. But flour does go bad. You can preserve your flour by sealing it in a plastic freezer bag and sticking it in your freezer. Just don’t forget about it next year! Happy Baking! For more baking tips and tricks, check out our Baking Tip Tuesday archives....
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