Ingredient Equivalents

 

Here are some helpful charts with ingredient equivalents that every home cook needs to have. They will help if there are any difficulties deciding how much you have to purchase.
 
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Measuring Butter  
1/2 stick  (1/8 pound) 1/4 cup - 4 tbsp - 56 g           
1 stick (1/4 pound) 1/2 cup - 8 tbsp - 113 g
2 sticks   (1/2 pound) 1 cup - 226 g
4 sticks   (1 pound)
2 cups - 450 g
 

 

 

 

Measuring Egg  
1 egg                              
3tbsp - 2 oz - 60 ml
4 eggs 1 cup -  240 ml
1 egg yolk 1 tbsp - 1 oz -15 ml
1 egg white 2 tbsp - 1 oz - 30 ml
8 to 10 egg whites 1 cup - 240 ml
12 yolks 1 cup - 240 ml

 

 

 

Measuring Sugar  
1 cup (240 ml) granulated sugar 200 g                             
1 Tbsp (15 ml) granulated sugar 
1/2 oz - 15 g
2 Tbsp (15 ml) granulated sugar  1 oz - 30 g 
1 lb (454 g) granulated sugar 2 1/4 cups 
1 cup (240 ml) icing sugar 125 g
1 lb (454 g) icing sugar  3 1/2 cups 
1 lb (454 g) brown sugar  2 2/3 cups

 

 

 

Measuring Flour  
4 tbsp (60 ml) flour 1 oz (30 g)
1 cup (240 ml) all purpose flour 125 g
1 lb all purpose flour, bread flour 4 cups (950 ml)
1 lb cake flour 4 1/2 cups (1.12 l)

 

 

 

Measuring Nuts  
1 lb peanuts, almonds 3 cups
1 lb hazelnut kernels 3 1/4 cups 
1 lb pecans, walnuts 4 cups (950 ml)

 

 

 

Measuring Other Ingredients  
1 cup cocoa 125 g
1 lb cornmeal 3 cups (710 ml)
1 cup raisins 160 g
1 lb raisins 3 cups  (710 ml)
1 lb honey 1 1/3 cups (315 ml)
1 envelope gelatin 1 tbsp (15 ml)
1 cup rolled oats 85 g
1 lb rolled oats 5 cups
1 cup chocolate chips 152 g
1 cup shredded coconut 71 g
1 tsp salt
6 g
1 lb apples 3 - 4 medium
1 lb bananas 3 medium
1 lb blueberries 2 cups
1 lb cheese 4 -5 cups grated

 

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