How to measure ounces without a scale?

It's almost 4 am in morning. You're heading out on a trip, you need to pack a few things and you're trying to figure out how many ounces are in a pound. If you're not a math genius, you might want to get a calculator to do the math for you, but that might take you a while. You can use the scales on your smartphone to measure the weight of your items, but then you'll still have to do the math. So, if you're planning on doing your own math, you might need a way to convert ounces to pounds and then back to ounces.

How to measure flour without a scale?

1 cup of flour weighs approximately 4 1/3 ounces. Take out a mixing bowl and fill it with water. Make a small hole in the flour and slowly pour the flour into the water in the bowl. When all the flour is in the bowl, it should be enough to cover the hole you made. You may need a little more. But if you do not have a scale or don't want to use one and need to determine the flour without it, try this and you have the answer.


In this blog, we learned how to measure flour without a scale. You can also measure pasta, rice, oats, and any other dry ingredients without a scale. Use a measuring spoon to measure any dry ingredient. Use a 1/4-cup measuring spoon for all ingredients except for flour, for flour use a 1/2-cup measuring spoon.

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