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How To Measure Sugar

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All sugars are not measured the same.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 5 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Granulated sugar is measured by lightly spooning it into a measuring cup.
  2. Then top is leveled with a straight edge.
  3. Confectioners' sugar is sometimes sifted before and sometimes after being measured.
  4. It is also lightly spooned into a cup and then leveled off.
  5. Brown sugar is packed into a measuring cup using pressure with a spoon.
  6. When properly packed, it should hold its shape when inverted from the cup.

Tips:

  1. It is important to properly measure to get the best results from the recipe.
  2. Always dissolve any lumps in sugar before measuring.
  3. Sifting confectioners' sugar adds volume.
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