What brand of measuring cups is the most accurate?

The Simply Gourmet 7 Piece Measuring Cups Set is our top pick simply because, as of this writing, it’s the best deal. But otherwise, all the other sets are just as good. These are the most accurate cups we tried, as well as some of the sturdiest, with comfortable handles that didn’t bend under pressure.

Which is better plastic or stainless steel measuring cups?

Stainless steel is durable, balanced, and nonporous. Unlike some materials like plastic or silicone, it won’t stain or retain old food odors. Some stainless measuring cups are a single piece, as opposed to options with an attached handle. When a handle is attached separately, it is more likely to break off.

What is the best measuring cups to use?

Best Overall Liquid Measuring Cups: OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Angled Measuring Cup Set. Best Overall Dry Measuring Cups: OXO Good Grips 8- Piece Measuring Cups and Spoons Set. Best Value Dry Measuring Cups: KitchenAid Classic 4-Piece Measuring Cups. Best Glass Liquid Measuring Cups: Pyrex Glass 4- Piece Measuring Cup Set.

What to look for when buying measuring cups?

For liquid measuring cups, again, look for sturdy cups with a handle that will hold up and not break. They should be clear for easy and accurate measuring. In my opinion, the more measurements (cups, ounces, and in-between amounts) the better.

Are OXO measuring cups accurate?

The Best Plastic Liquid Measuring Cup Set: OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Angled Measuring Cups. If concern over weight or risk of breaking glass has you in the market for a plastic set, these lightweight OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Angled Measuring Cups were the second most accurate ones we tested.

Are KitchenAid measuring cups BPA free?

The KitchenAid Classic Measuring Cups, Set of 4 is constructed from BPA-free plastic and contains all four common sizes.

Why shouldn’t you dip your measuring cup in the flour?

Never scoop the flour directly into your measuring cup. This packs the flour into your measuring cup and you can end up with significantly more flour than your recipe actually calls for. In the photo below I did not stir my flour and I just dipped the measuring cup into the container and then leveled it off.