[CnD] Measurements And Conversions

Sandy sugar1991 at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 30 12:57:30 CEST 2016


Very very helpful, Sugar. 


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From: Janet Brown via Cookinginthedark
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Sent: Monday, August 29, 2016 3:08 PM
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Subject: Re: [CnD] Measurements And Conversions

Sugar,
Thanks so much, just what the doctor ordered.
I'll copy and paste this.

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> On Aug 29, 2016, at 12:29 PM, Sugar via Cookinginthedark
<cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
> 
> Here is something some may find interesting and hope it helps:
> Measurements And Conversions
> 
> LIQUID MEASUREMENTS
> 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons fat or liquid
> 1 cup = 8 fluid ounces
> 2 cups = 16 fluid ounces
> 4 cups = 32 fluid ounces
> 2 cups = 1 pint
> 2 pints = 1 quart
> 1 quart = 4 cups
> 4 quarts = 1 gallon
> 
> ONE-POUND EQUIVALENTS
> 2 cups butter or 4 sticks of butter
> 4 cups all-purpose flour
> 2 cups granulated sugar
> 3-1/2 cup powdered sugar, packed
> 2-1/4 cups brown sugar, packed
> 
> DRY MEASUREMENTS
> 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
> 2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
> 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
> 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
> 8 tablespoons= 1/2 cup
> 12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
> 16 tablespoons = 1 cup
> 2 tablespoons = 1 ounce
> 4 ounces = 1/4 pound
> 8 ounces = 1 cup
> 16 ounces - 1 pound
> 1 pound = 454 grams
> 
> One Cup of Fine Crumbs Measurements
> 28 saltine crackers
> 4 slices of bread
> 14 square graham crackers
> 22 vanilla wafers
> 
> Other Measurements Used in Recipes
> Pinch = as much as can be taken between tip of finger and thumb Speck 
> = less than 1/8 teaspoon
> 1 lemon makes 2 tablespoons of juice
> 1 orange makes 1/3 cup of juice
> 8 to 10 egg whites = 1 cup
> 12 to 14 egg yolks = 1 cup
> 1 cup unwhipped cream = 2 cups whipped
> 4 ounces of uncooked macaroni = 2 1/4 cup cooked
> 7 ounces spaghetti = 4 cups cooked
> 4 ounces uncooked noodles = 2 cups cooked
> 1 pound unshelled almonds = 3/4 to 1 cup shelled almonds
> 
> METRIC MEASUREMENTS
> 1 teaspoon = 5 milliliters 1 tablespoons = 15 milliliters
> 1 cup = 240 milliliters
> 1 ounce = 28 grams
> 1 pound = 454 grams
> 
> 
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> -Sugar
> 
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