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Equivalents Recipe

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Added: Sunday, June 3, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Bread: 1 loaf = 16-20 slices
Butter: 1 lb = 2 cups; 4 sticks

Cheese:
Cottage Cheese: 1 lb = 2 cups
Shredded: 4 oz = 1 cups


Chocolate Chips: 6 oz = 1 cup
Cocoa: 1 lb = 4 cups
Cream Cheese: 8 oz = 16 tablespoons
Cream, whipping: 1 cup = 2 cups whipped

Flour: 1 lb = 3 1/2 cups

Nuts
Chopped pecans: 1 lb = 4 1/2 cups
Popcorn: 1/2 cup unpopped = 3 3/4 cups popped

Sugar
Brown sugar: 1 lb = 2 1/4 cups
Powdered Sugar: 1 lb = 4 cups
Sugar: 1 lb = 2 1/2 cups

Fruit
Apples: 1 lb (3 medium) = 2 3/4 cups sliced
Bananas: 1 lb (3 medium) - 1 1/3 cups mashed; 2 cups sliced
Cherries: 1 lb = 3 cups whole; 3 1/2 cups halved
Cranberries: 12 oz = 3 cups whole; 2 1/2 cups finely chopped
Grapes: 1 lb = 3 cups
Oranges: 1 medium = 1/2 cup juice; 4 teaspoons grated peel
Peaches: 1 lb (4 medium) = 2 3/4 cups sliced
Pears: 1 lb (3 medium) = 3 cups sliced
Strawberries: 1 pint = 2 cups hulled and sliced

Weight & Measure Equivalents
Dash or pinch = less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon; 1/2 fluid oz
2 tablespoons 1/8 cup; 1 fluid oz
4 tablespoon = 1/4 cup; 2 fluid oz
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons - 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
16 tablespoons = 1 cup; 8 fluid oz; 1/2 pint
7/8 cup - 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons
2 cups = 1 pint; 16 fluid oz
4 cups = 2 pints; 16 fluid oz
4 quarts - 1 gallon
8 quarts = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 oz = 1 pound

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