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measuring flour with a measuring cup and knife

How to Measure Flour (without a scale!)

Learn exactly how to measure flour accurately without a scale! Measuring flour can become messy and even inaccurate when done incorrectly, so use this step-by-step tutorial on how to measure any type of flour for all of your baking projects.

Course How to
Cuisine American
Keyword how to measure flour
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Monique Volz of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • Flour of choice


  1. Use a spoon or scoop to fluff the flour in your bag or jar.
  2. Scoop the flour into the measuring cup with your spoon.
  3. Use the flat end of a knife to level the flour off on the top of the measuring cup.