It turns out they're also very good for filling muffin cups. The bowl holds batter without dripping, and the spoon tapers into a point, which made precise pouring much easier. Some drips are inevitable, of course, but they made things much neater than other spoons or ladles we've tried.
How do you fill muffin cups? Do you use a spoon? We've also used measuring cups and pitchers, but they seem to drip just as badly, and it's one more big thing to wash.
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(Images: Faith Durand)