Whether you’re planning to bake a specialty bread or a seasonal cookie, we have a baking tip for you that is sure to improve your baking experience!

When it comes to cooking, precision doesn’t always matter. In fact, sometimes your own personal interpretation of a recipe is what makes a good recipe great. But when it comes to baking, the fate of your baked goods hangs in the balance without properly measured ingredients. A little too much flour can be enough to make your fluffy bread tough.

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At Le Pain Quotidien, we never use volumetric measurements when we bake, weighing our ingredients instead. This important technique is something we emphasize in all of our baking classes. That means no cups, tablespoons or the ambiguous pinch, which often prompts a sea of panicked looks from our students.

Have you made the switch to weighing your ingredients?