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Conversion Chart

Assorted Baking Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter or margarine 4 ounces


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2 cups butter 1 pound (16-ounces)
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2 cups fat 1 pound (16-ounces)
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2 cups shortening 1 pound (16-ounces)
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4 cups all-purpose flour 1 pound (16-ounces)
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4 1/2 to 5 cups sifted cake flour 1 pound (16-ounces)
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1 square chocolate 1 ounce
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1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 6 ounces
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4 cups marshmallows 1 pound (16-ounces)
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1 cup marshmallows 11 large or 110 miniature
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2 1/4 cups brown packed sugar 1 pound (16-ounces)
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4 cups powdered sugar 1 pound (16-ounces)
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2 cups granulated sugar 1 pound (16-ounces)
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1 (1/4-ounce) pkg. active dry yeast 2 1/4 teaspoons
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Assorted Crumbs:

1 cup fine dry bread crumbs 4 to 5 slices


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1 cup soft bread crumbs 2 slices
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1 cup small bread cubes 2 slices
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1 cup fine chocolate wafer crumbs 19 wafers
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1 cup fine cracker crumbs 28 saltine squares
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1 cup fine graham cracker crumbs 15 crackers
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1 cup vanilla wafer crumbs 22 wafers
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Cheese & Dairy:

1 cup shredded cheese 4 ounces


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1 cup cottage cheese 8 ounces
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1 cup sour cream 8 ounces
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1 cup whipped cream 1/2 cup heavy cream
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2/3 cup evaporated milk 1 (5-ounce) can
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1 2/3 cups evaporated milk 1 (13-ounce) can
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Fruits & Vegetables:

1 cup chopped apples 1 medium


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1 cup mashed bananas 3 medium
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1 cup sliced bananas 2 small or 1 medium
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3 cups cut green/wax beans 1 pound
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3 1/2 to 4 1/2 cups shredded cabbage 1 pound
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6 medium wedges of cabbage 1 pound
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1 cup sliced carrots 2 medium
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1 cup shredded carrots 1 1/2 medium
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3 cups cauliflower flowerets 1 pound
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1 cup sliced celery 2 medium stalks
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2 cups pitted cherries 4 cups unpitted
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1 1/3 cups flaked coconut 4 ounces
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1 1/3 cups shredded coconut 4 ounces
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1 cup corn kernels 2 medium ears
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4 cups cranberries 1 pound
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1 cup chopped cucumber 1 small to medium
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1 cup pitted dates 1 (8-ounce) package
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1 cup candied fruit 1 (8-ounce) package
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1 cup chopped green/bell pepper 1 medium
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2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 medium
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1 1/2 to 3 teaspoons grated lemon rind 1 medium
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6 cups torn lettuce 1 pound
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3 cups sliced mushrooms 8 ounces
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1 cup sliced onion (green/spring) 9 (with tops)
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1/2 cup chopped onion (white, red, etc.) 1 medium
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1/3 to 1/2 cup orange juice 1 medium
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1 to 2 tablespoons grated orange rind 1 medium
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4 cups sliced peaches 8 medium
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1 cup grated potato 1 medium
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2 cups pitted prunes 1 (12-ounce) package
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3 cups raisins 1 (15-ounce) package
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4 cups sliced strawberries 1 quart
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1 cup chopped tomato 1 medium
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2 cups sliced zucchini 1 medium
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Grains, Pasta & Rice:

1 cup crushed cereal flakes 3 cups uncrushed


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1 3/4 cups cooked quick oats 1 cup uncooked
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4 cups cooked macaroni 2 cups (8 ozs.) uncooked
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4 cups cooked spaghetti 7 ounces uncooked
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3 to 4 cups converted rice, cooked 1 cup uncooked
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3 cups instant rice, cooked 1 1/2 cups uncooked
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3 cups long grain rice, cooked 1 cup uncooked
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3 cups wild rice, cooked 1 cup uncooked
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Meats & Eggs:

1/2 cup crumbled bacon 8 slices crisply cooked


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1 cup cubed cooked beef 5 ounces
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3/4 to 1 cup flaked crab 1 pound raw (in shells)
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1 cup egg whites 8 to 10 eggs
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1 cup whole eggs 4 to 6 eggs
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1 cup egg yolks 12 to 14 eggs
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2 cups cooked shrimp 1 1/2 pounds raw (in shells)
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Nuts:

3 1/2 cups almonds 1 pound, shelled


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3 cups peanuts 1 pound, shelled
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4 cups pecans 1 pound, shelled
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4 cups walnuts 1 pound, shelled
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