How Do I Keep Dry Ingredients from Flying out of the Mixer Bowl?

updated May 30, 2019
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Q: When adding dry ingredients to wet with the mixer on low speed, the flour sprays over the mixer as well as the counter and floor. I purchased the guard and have it snapped onto the rim of the bowl. Any other suggestions to help prevent the mess?

Sent by Sharon

Editor: There’s actually an easy fix to keep your dry ingredients from making a mess after you turn the mixer on! Just drape a kitchen towel over the bowl before you turn it on. This is especially great when you have cocoa powder as part of your dry ingredients.

  • Drape a Towel over Your Mixing Bowl to Avoid Messes

Readers, any other advice or tips to help keep you from getting showered with flour?