Measuring Honey 101
Originally posted December 14, 2007.
Well it’s been a little too long since my last post. Sorry ’bout that! Life intervenes at times. Now it’s the Holiday season and I’m madly scrambling to collect recipes for Xmas.
But sweet as is it, honey can goo up your measuring utensils. And getting it all into the mixing bowl can be a bear.
What to do? Here are three easy steps:
- Gently warm the honey before measuring it, either in a simmering water bath or with short spurts in the microwave. The honey will thin out and become more pourable.
- Lighly oil your measuring cup with either cooking oil or a canned oil spray.
- Pour the warm honey into the cup and measure as needed. When you go to pour it into the other ingredients it will slip right out.
Simply wipe any remaining oil from the measuring cup, and you’re good to go to measure other ingredients!