When a recipe calls for a cup of sifted flour, is that a cup before or after sifting?

Hi! I should have asked before whisking the eggs!

How much flour is needed here? Is that a cup post sifted?
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  • Posted by: Jen
  • December 28, 2017
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scruz December 28, 2017
look at it this way: one cup of flour, sifted vs. one cup of sifted flour.
 
AntoniaJames December 28, 2017
Sift, then measure. But for a recipe like this, don't worry about it too much. Really. They'll be fine either way. ;o)
P.S. If it says, "one cup flour, sifted," that usually means, measure and then sift. Have fun, Footnotes. And Happy New Year!
 
Jen December 28, 2017
Thank you thank you!
Happy New Year to you too!
 
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