Specifics of baking

Any baking book I've read talks about how important it is to properly weigh (not measure) your flour because it's so easy to over or under measure the amounts you're using. I've noticed very few recipes actually have weighed amounts of flour or other ingredients. Since baking is so precise, I'm curious as to why more bakers don't show this information?

  • Posted by: skittle
  • December 15, 2011


The S. December 16, 2011
Agree with Honeybee--and must add I find it so annoying. I have less respect for baking books without weights--which is not to say I don't use them lol.
cookrg December 15, 2011
You can find the conversion chart at http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes2008/master-weight-chart.html
Honeybee December 15, 2011
Coz most home cooks don't have scales...but that's changing. king Arthur flour co recipes all have weights.
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