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How To Use A Digital Kitchen Scale For Baking

Measuring cups are innacurate, slow and messy! Baking is a science. Accuracy is very important. Don't risk wasting your ingredients, use a kitchen scale for your baking.
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Equipment

  • Digital Kitchen Scale

Instructions

How To Use A Kitchen Scale

  • Turn the scale on
    white digital kitchen scale on a white background
  • Choose your standard of measure (grams = gr) or (ounces = oz)
    I never use fluid ounces.
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  • Place your chosen container such as a mixing bowl on top of the scale. You will see that the scale will register and display the weight of the bowl
    clear bowl on digital kitchen scale
  • Press the zero or tare button on your scale to remove the weight of the bowl and bring the display back to zero. Basically you are telling the scale to ignore the bowl and only measure what goes into the bowl. 
    clear bowl on digital kitchen scale
  • Start adding your first ingredients such as flour until your display shows the correct amount has been added. You can easily subtract ingredients if you add too much.
    flour being added to a clear mixing bowl on top of a digital kitchen scale
  • Press the tare or zero button to bring the display back to zero
    flour in a clear bowl on top of a digital kitchen scale
  • Measure your next ingredient and continue this way with the rest of the recipe (you can also switch back and forth between grams and ounces if needed)
    milk being poured into a bowl of flour on a digital kitchen scale

Notes

** Affiliate link to the scales shown in this video
(I may earn a small amount of $ if you use this link at no additional cost to you)
OXO Kitchen Scale 
My Weigh Kitchen Scale