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Weight of Ingredients

Weighty Matters: Common Weight Equivalents of Ingredients

Have you bought a kitchen scale yet? If you're just getting acquainted with this essential baking tool, you may be wondering how to employ it to its full potential. While it's becoming increasingly more common for weights to be included in American recipes, many only list the volume equivalents. With that in mind, we've broken down what a standard cup of some common ingredients ought to weigh, so you can use this indispensable tool with confidence.

INGREDIENT WEIGHT
All-purpose flour Five ounces
Cake flour (sifted) Three and a half ounces
Bread flour Five ounces
Brown sugar (packed) Eight ounces
Granulated sugar Seven ounces
Powdered sugar Four ounces
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