A flour sifter is a must-have kitchen tool in any bakery or cafe. Choose from either a manual crank model with a handle or a flour sieve. When you use either of these tools for your recipes, flour that’s been sitting in a storage bin for a long time will be loosened up. The sifting process aerates the flour, resulting in baked goods with a light and fluffy texture. It also allows other dry ingredients like salt, baking powder, and baking soda to form a homogenous mixture with the flour.
Using a powdered sugar sifter will also ensure that you’re adding the right amount of product to your recipes. Climate can affect how densely flour is packed. If your bakery is located in a humid area, a cup of unsifted flour may actually weigh more, which means you’ll be adding too much to your recipes, resulting in dry or crumbly baked goods. A flour sieve will even prevent clumps from forming in cookie and cake batters, giving the finished goods visually appealing presentations.
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