How Much? How Many?

How Much? How Many?

How many crackers in the crust? How many bananas in the cake?
Will one box of brown sugar be enough?
Check the charts below for answers to questions like these.

Dairy, Eggs & Deli
1 stick butter or margarine1/2 cup
2 cups butter or margarine1 pound
2 T. butter or margarine1 oz.
1 cup grated cheese1/4 pound (4 oz.)
2-2/3 cups cubed cheese1 pound
4 cups shredded cheese1 pound (mozzarella, soft Swiss, jack, processed or similar) cheese
2 T. egg substitute1 egg
1 large egg - beaten1/4 cup egg
4 to 5 medium eggs - beaten1 cup egg
8 to 10 egg whites1 cup egg whites
12 to 14 egg yolks1 cup egg yolks
1/2 cup bacon bits8 slices bacon, fried crisp
Cooking & Baking Ingredients
1 cup flour1/4 pound
4 cups flour1 pound
2 cups granulated sugar1 pound
3-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar1 pound
2-1/2 cups brown sugar1 pound
4 cups ground cocoa1 pound
1 square baking chocolate1 oz.
1 cup chocolate chips6 oz.
2 cups shortening1 pound
2 T. shortening1 oz.
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs1 slice bread
1 cup cracker crumbs25 to 28 saltines
1 cup graham cracker crumbs14 graham crackers
1 cup cookie crumbs22 vanilla wafers
1 cup zwieback crumbs8 to 9 slices zwieback toast
10 miniature marshmallows1 large marshmallow
3 cups coconut7 oz.
Fruit, Nuts, & Veggies
2 T. lemon juicejuice of 1 lemon
1 T. lemon zestgrated peel of 1 lemon
1/3 cup orange juicejuice of 1 medium size orange
2 T orange zestgrated peel of 1 medium size orange
1 cup chopped apple cubes1 medium size apple - chopped
1 cup mashed banana3 medium bananas
dates, 1 cup chopped6 oz.
pumpkin, 2 cups home-cooked puree1 can of pumpkin
cranberries, 4 cups1 pound
strawberries, 4 cups sliced1 quart fresh whole berries
1/2 cup chopped onion1 medium size onion - chopped
bell peppers, 1 cup chopped1 large bell pepper
celery, 1 cup chopped2 medium ribs
peas, 1 cup1 lb. fresh pea pods
1 cup corn kernels2 medium size ears
1 cup chopped pecans4-1/2 oz.
1 cup pecan halves3-3/4 oz.
1 cup shelled almonds1 lb. almonds in shell
1-1/2 to 2 cups shelled walnuts1 lb. walnuts in shell
1 cup chopped walnuts1/4 pound (4 oz.)
Pasta, Rice, & Grains
3 cups uncooked egg noodles3-1/2 cups cooked noodles
1 cup uncooked macaroni2 cups cooked macaroni
4 oz. dry spaghetti2-1/2 cups cooked spaghetti
8 oz. uncooked spaghetti4 cups cooked spaghetti
1 cup long grain rice3 to 3-1/2 cups cooked rice
1 cup dry pre-cooked(instant) rice2 cups cooked rice
1 cup dry beans2-1/4 cups cooked beans
1 cup quick oats, dry1-3/4 cup cooked oatmeal

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