Cookbook:Equivalencies

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Equivalency Chart[edit]

1 medium chopped = 1 cup
  • Bacon Bits:
1 tablespoon = 1½ strips of bacon
1 3-ounces jar = 1½ pounds of bacon
7 grams = 1 tablespoon
¾ cup (not packed) = equals approximately 1 pound of bacon
1 medium mashed = ⅛ cup
1 pound = 2⅔ cups cubed
4 ounces = 1 cup shredded
1 pound = 5 cups ground
1 pound = 3 cups
23 soda crackers = 1 cup
15 graham crackers = 1 cup
½ pint = 2 cups whipped
1 egg = 4 tablespoons liquid
4–5 whole = 1 cup
7–9 egg whites = 1 cup
12–14 egg yolks = 1 cup
1 pound sifted all-purpose = 4 cups
1 pound sifted cake = 4½ cups
1 pound unsifted whole-wheat = 3¾ cups
1 pound rye = 5 cups
Approx 1/2 teaspoon packaged minced garlic = one medium clove
3¼ ounce package flavored = ½ cup
¼ ounce package unflavored = 1 tablespoons
Approx 1 part dried herbs are equal to 3 parts fresh herbs.
For example: ⅓ Tb dried basil is approximately equal to 1 Tb fresh chopped basil
Can vary based on how fresh the dried herbs are. Longer exposure to light and air can reduce the flavor of dried herbs.
1 medium = 2–3 tablespoons
5–8 medium = 1 cup
1 lemon = 1 tablespoons grated
1 medium chopped = ½ cup
1 medium = ⅛ cup juice
7 ounces spaghetti = 4 cups cooked
4 ounces uncooked noodles (1½–2 cups) = 2–3 cups cooked
4 ounces uncooked macaroni 1–1¼ cups = 2¼ cups cooked
8 ounce package macaroni = 6 cups cooked
8 ounce package noodles = 7 cups cooked
1 cup uncooked long-grain = 3–4 cups cooked
1 pound brown sugar = 2½ cups
1 pound sugar cubes = 96–160 cubes
1 pound granulated sugar = 2 cups
1 pound powdered sugar = 3½ cups
1 pound unshelled walnuts = 1½–1¾ cups shelled