A liquid measure or wet graduated measuring cup is characterized by the lip on the top of the measure, which is designed to make pouring the liquid easier. If you need to measure liquid ingredients this tool is a great addition to your baking supplies.
These measures typically range in measurements from ½ cup to two cups and the measurements are marked on the outside of the cup. Some models are available with additional measurements marked on the side. Liquids can be tricky to measure as the slosh around the glass, so be sure to keep a steady hand when measuring liquids or set the measuring cup on the counter before reading the measurement.
Don’t forget to always check the measurement at eye level. Pour the liquid to what you believe to be the accurate measurement and then bend over until you are eye level with the cup. A liquid measure graduated measuring cup is an indispensable addition to your bakery tools; it is a highly accurate way to quickly measure liquid ingredients. Aluminum wet measures are solid, so you will have to check the measurements from the inside. To do this, set the cup on the flat surface and look down into the cup. Make sure that the marked gradations are not covered by the liquid. If they are, you have over poured. The liquid should just touch the desired markings.
Try a liquid graduated measuring cup in your coffee shop, restaurant or add this essential to your baking supplies for a long lasting and accurate measure of any liquid ingredient.