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|Michael in Phoenix||
I've always sifted this recipe. I think it helps for two reasons. By sifting the flour...
Joined: Dec 9, 2005
Posted to Thread #13138 at 9:19 pm on Dec 19, 2008
...before it's measured and spooning it into the measuring cup, it keeps you from adding too much flour and over loading the dough.
Plus, the spices get dispersed completely and uniformly.
Let me know if you try it without sifting. (On other recipes I cheat and use a large whisk and just stir!).
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Other messages in this thread:
- 13138. ISO Shaun in TO: Your advice to add baking powder to my favorite Gingerbread Cookie... - Michael in Phoenix - 6:15pm on 12/19/08 (5)
- Thanks, Michael... is sifting necessary to make sure you get an "airy" measure? - DawnNYS - 8:06pm on 12/19/08
- I've always sifted this recipe. I think it helps for two reasons. By sifting the flour... - Michael in Phoenix - 9:19pm on 12/19/08
- Oops! After re-reading your post, I see that's what you meant by "airy measure". [NT] - Michael in Phoenix - 9:21pm on 12/19/08
- Phew! Glad it worked. [NT] - Shaun in TO - 9:17pm on 12/19/08
- Me too! It worked great. [NT] - Michael in Phoenix - 9:20pm on 12/19/08