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Best Flour Sifters

Sifting flour helps break up lumps and aerates it, which makes the flour lighter and easier to combine with other ingredients. This aerated flour can help ensure a light, delicate texture for baked goods like angel food or sponge cakes. Sifters also make it easy to quickly flour work surfaces or to add a dusting of powdered sugar or cocoa powder on top of baked goods. When shopping for a flour sifter, consider the amount it holds and ease of use. Here is our review of four different flour sifters so you can find the right one for you.

Easy to See Volume Markers 

Norpro 3-Cup Stainless Steel Rotary Hand Crank Flour Sifter With 2 Wire Agitator

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Classic Sifter

This hand crank flour sifter uses a two-wire agitator to remove lumps and aerate flour effectively.

What We Liked

This durable flour sifter is made of stainless steel and holds up to three cups of flour. The volume markings are located both inside and outside of the container, making them easy to read. The sifter is 5.5-inches by 6-inches by 6-inches and has a hand crank. The container should be hand washed. Order Online.

Available in Different Sizes

Mrs. Anderson’s Baking Hand Crank Flour Icing Sugar Sifter

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Sifts Flour, Icing Sugar, and More

This stainless steel sifter makes it easy to remove clumps and aerate baking ingredients like flour, sugar, and powdered cocoa, making it easier to mix ingredients thoroughly and produce lighter desserts.

What We Liked

This sifter is available in three different capacities—1, 3, and 5-cups. The canister is made of stainless steel, which resists rust. The hand crank has a stylish wooden knob that’s comfortable to hold. The ingredients are sifted through a mesh screen (size 40). The container is easy to hand wash. Purchase Yours Today.

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Natizo Stainless Steel 3-Cup Flour Sifter

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Reduces Mess

This easy-to-use sifter has a lid to prevent the flour from floating out of the top of the device when in use and a bottom cover to keep your cabinets clean when it’s not in use.

What We Liked

This durable sifter is made out of rust-resistant, stainless steel. The hand crank with a wooden knob is easy to use. The two-wire agitator easily removes lumps and aerates your ingredients. It uses a number 18 mesh. The canister is hand wash only, and this sifter comes with a lifetime satisfaction warranty. Get It Here.

Largest Capacity

Flour Sifter 8 Cup Stainless Rotary Hand Crank

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Durable Construction

This hand crank sifter is made of rust-resistant stainless steel and has a polished body for a modern look. The beater is plated with chrome and has a wire reinforcement on the bottom for extra durability.

What We Liked

This sifter finely sifts ingredients thanks to its fine mesh screen (size 16). This tool removes lumps and aerates flour quickly and efficiently. It holds up to eight cups of flour yet comes in a space-saving design (8-inches in diameter and 7-inches high). The rotary crank turns smoothly. Buy Now.