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Genius 'Visual Measuring Cups' Show The Actual Portions They Hold

Alicia D'Aversa 10 Jul 2020

A clever design doesn't have to be elaborate or over-the-top. In fact, sometimes the best ideas are the ones that are the most obvious.

These "visual measuring cups" took that rule and put it into practice. While the design is quite simple, a lot of people can't help but wonder why they weren't created a long time ago.

If you've ever baked, then you know it is a very precise process.

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That's probably why none of my baking endeavors ever turn out well — I kind of just estimate my measurements and hope for the best.

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Maybe that's why someone created these visual measuring cups for people like me who need some extra help in the kitchen.

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As you can see, these cups are designed to represent the actual portions they hold. This makes for quick identification and ensures that you'll pick the right cup every time.

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The cups were created by Pam Daniels and retail on the MoMA's online store.

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They are made from clear plastic and are dishwasher-safe, so clean-up is a breeze!

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These would be perfect for the beginner or expert baker in your life.

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Everyone could use a helping hand in the kitchen, and this genius design definitely makes things easier. It's funny how the best solutions are often the easiest, isn't it?

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If you're looking for something that's a bit more high tech, the MoMA Design Store has you covered.

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This smart measuring cup from Peter's Pantry takes measuring ingredients to a whole new level.

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Just start pouring your ingredients in the cup.

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This measuring cup will give you a digital display of how much is in it. Guys, we are truly living in the future.

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Peter's Pantry also makes a smart kitchen scale.

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Similar to the measuring cup, just begin adding your ingredients to the scale and it will tell you the weight instantly. Okay, I actually need these.

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As someone who sets fire to everything I attempt to bake, I can honestly say I'm going to invest in all of these tools.

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At this point, all I can say is, "Where have these products been all of my life?" They would have averted certain baking disasters if I had known about them sooner.

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For someone like me who struggles with baking, these measuring cups are a lifesaver.

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I am definitely going to be adding these to my shopping cart and then baking some delicious treats. What about you?

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