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grannysef
October 1st, 2008, 12:21 PM
Is there a place I can go to find the volume for common ingredients ie. 1cup sugar = ?? oz., 1 cup cake flour = ?? oz. etc?

Kitchen Witch
October 1st, 2008, 12:44 PM
will any of this help at all?

Convert from recipe measures to weights, cans or other shopping levels.
1 small yellow onion = 1/4 cup chopped
1 medium-small yellow onion = 1/2 cup chopped
1 medium yellow onion = 3/4 cup chopped
1 medium-large yellow onion = 1 cup chopped
1 large yellow onion = 1 1/2 cups chopped

1 small clove garlic = 1/2 to 1 teaspoon minced
1 medium-size clove garlic = 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons minced
1 large clove garlic = 2 to 2 1/2 teaspoons minced



MEASURING EGGS
4 jumbo eggs = 1 cup
6 jumbo whites = 1 cup
12 jumbo yolks = 1 cup
4 Ex Lg eggs = 1 cup
6 Ex Lg whites = 1 cup
12 Ex Lg yolks = 1 cup
5 Lg eggs = 1 cup
7 Lg whites = 1 cup
14 Lg yolks = 1 cup
5 Med eggs = 1 cup
8 Med whites = 1 cup
16 Med yolks = 1 cup
6 Sm eggs = 1 cup
9 Sm whites = 1 cup
18 Sm yolks = 1 cup
5-6 whole EGGS = 1 cup
3 EGG whites = 1 dl
6 EGG yolks = 1 dl
8-10 EGG whites = 1 cup
1 EGG white = 2 tablespoons
12-14 EGG yolks = 1 cup

1/4 pound BUTTER or MARGARINE = 1/2 cup
1 pound cottage CHEESE = 2 cups
1 pound regular grind COFFEE = 4 1/2 to 5 cups

1 medium LEMON = 3 to 4 tablespoons juice
1 juice ORANGE = 1/3 to 1/2 cup juice

1 pound brown SUGAR = 2 1/4 packed
1 pound confectioners SUGAR, sifted = 3 1/2 cups
1 pound SUGAR = 2 1/4 cups

1 pound all purpose FLOUR = 4 cups sifted
1 pound cake FLOUR = 4 3/4 cups sifted
1 pound raw MACARONI = 4 cups uncooked
1 cup uncooked MACARONI = 2 1/4 cups cooked
1 pound uncooked NOODLES = 6 cups uncooked
1 cup uncooked NOODLES = 1 cup cooked
1 pound uncooked SPAGHETTI = 4 3/4 cups uncooked
1 cup uncooked SPAGHETTI = 2 cups cooked
1 pound uncooked OATMEAL = 1 3/4 cups cooked
1 pound raw RICE = 2 1/4 cups
1 cup uncooked RICE = 4 cups cooked
1 cup Minute/precooked RICE = 2 cups cooked

8 MARSHMALLOWS = 1 cup chopped
1 MARSHMALLOW = 10 miniature marshmallows
1 pound seeded RAISINS = 3 1/4 cups
1 pound pitted DATES = 2 1/2 cups
1 pound unpitted DATES = 1 3/4 cups chopped
1 pound NUT meats = 3 1/2 - 4 cups chopped
1 pound NUTS in shell = 2 cups shelled

1 pound raw MEAT = 2 cups cooked, diced or ground

1 pound fresh PEAS or LIMAS in shell = 1 cup shelled
1 cup dry navy BEANS = 2 1/3 cups cooked

potatoes, tomatoes, beets, turnips, apples, pears, peaches, 1 pound = 3 - 4 medium 1 pound cabbage equals 4 cups shredded cabbage.

grannysef
October 3rd, 2008, 06:27 PM
Thank you very much, This is quite helpful.

Kitchen Witch
October 4th, 2008, 08:29 AM
You're very welcomed!