Common Weights & Measurements

From our kitchen to yours… when we really get cooking, it helps to have common weights and measurements at our disposal to speed up the measuring process and get to the eating process quicker!

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WEIGHTS & MEASUREMENTS

Dash = less than 1/8 teaspoon
1/2 tablespoon = 1½ teaspoons
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons
1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons
1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons
1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons
3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons
1 cup = 16 tablespoons
1 pint = 2 cups = 16 fluid ounces
1 quart = 4 cups = 2 pints = 32 fl. ounces
1 gallon = 16 cups = 4 quarts

 

HOW MUCH OF THIS EQUALS THAT?

ALMONDS
4 ounces = 1 cup

APPLES
1 medium apple = 1 cup, sliced

BANANAS
1 medium banana, mashed = 1/3 cup

BEANS
1 cup = 6½ ounces
1 pound = 2½ cups

BUTTER
2 cups = 4 sticks = 1 pound
1 cup = 2 sticks = 1/2 pound
1/2 cup = 1 stick = 8 tablespoons
1/4 cup = 1/2 stick = 4 tablespoons

CHEESE
1 cup, shredded = 4 ounces

CHOCOLATE
1 (6oz) package chocolate chips = 1 cup chips = 6 (1oz) squares semisweet

COCOA (UNSWEETENED)
1 can (8oz) = 2 cups

COCONUT (FLAKED)
3½ ounces = 1⅓ cups

CREAM CHEESE
1 package (3oz) = 6 tablespoons
1 package (8oz) = 1 cup

HONEY
16 ounces = 1⅓ cups

LEMONS
1 medium lemon = 1 to 3 tablespoons juice and 1 to 2 tablespoons grated peel

ORANGES
1 medium = 6 to 8 tablespoons juice and 1 to 2 tablespoons grated peel

RAISINS, SEEDLESS
1 pound = 2¾ to 3 cups

RICE, LONG GRAIN
1 cup = 7 ounces
1 pound = 2¼ cups

SHORTENING
1 pound = 2½ cups

WALNUTS, CHOPPED
4 ounces = 1 cup