According to “any time you see a ' scant ' measurement, for example ' 1 scant tablespoon', you just fill the measuring tablespoon.
When it comes to accessories or lingerie, less is often more. That principle applies to food as well, like when your recipe calls for a " scant " measurement.
Scant is a modifier, not a unit. It means "a bit less than" or "stingy." A scant teaspoon is a bit less A scant cup is a bit less than a cup; measure a cup and then dump out just a little bit. It's imprecise, and If a recipe calls for 2 1 /2 cups of flour and you want to make five times the recipe, how much flour do you need? If a recipe. What indeed? It means not quite filling a cup measure. I find that instruction to be imprecise and How many people does 1 cup of cooked rice serve?.
post # 1 of 6. Can anybody tell me what this means? Most recipes on the net are in american measures and its so confusing. What does scant.
Not quite a full up which is 8 ounces and a scant cup is 7 ounces. The Squirrel · 1 decade ago. 0. Thumbs up. 0. Thumbs down. Comment.