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Measurement Equivalents



1 tablespoon (tbsp) = 3 teaspoons (tsp)

1/16 cup (c) = 1 tablespoon

1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons

1/6 cup = 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons

1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons

1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon

3/8 cup = 6 tablespoons

1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons

2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons

3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons

1 cup = 48 teaspoons

1 cup= 16 tablespoons

8 fluid ounces (fl oz) = 1 cup

1 pint (pt) = 2 cups

1 quart (qt) = 2 pints

4 cups = 1 quart

1 gallon (gal) = 4 quarts

16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound (lb)




EMERGENCY SUBSTITUTIONS



For 1 Tbsp fresh herb use: 1/3 to 1/2 tsp dried herb (of the same kind)

For 1 clove garlic use: 1/8 tsp garlic powder

For 1 egg in baking use: 1 tsp cornstarch plus 1/4 cup water

For 1 whole egg use: 2 egg yolks plus 1 Tbsp water

For 1 cup whole fresh milk use: 1/2 cup evaporated milk plus 1/2 cup water, or 1/3 cup dry milk plus 1 cup water

For 1 cup buttermilk use: 1 cup plain yogurt, or 1 cup sour milk (4 tsp white vinegar or lemon juice plus milk to make 1 cup -- let sit for five minutes before using)

For 1 cup sour cream (in baking) use: 7/8 cup buttermilk or sour milk plus 3 Tbsp butter

For 1 cup sour cream (in salad dressings, casseroles) use: 1 cup plain yogurt or 3/4 cup sour milk plus 1/3 cup butter

For 1 cup cream use: 1/3 cup butter plus 3/4 cup milk

For 1 cup corn syrup use: 2/3 cup granulated sugar plus 1/3 cup water

For 1 cup brown sugar use: 1 cup granulated sugar plus 2 Tbsp molasses

For 1 3/4 cup confectioners sugar use: 1 cup granulated sugar, packed

For 1 cup margarine or butter (in baking or cooking) use: 1 cup hard shortening or 7/8 cup vegetable oil

For 1 square unsweetened chocolate use: 3 Tbsp cocoa plus 1 Tbsp oil

For 3/4 cup cracker crumbs use: 1 cup bread crumbs

For 1 cup cake flour, sifted use: 7/8 cup all purpose flour, sifted (1 cup minus 2 Tbsp)

For 1 tsp baking powder use: 1/3 tsp baking soda plus 1/2 tsp cream of tarter, or 1/4 tsp baking soda plus 1/3 cup sour milk

For 1 Tbsp cornstarch for thickening use: 2 Tbsp flour

For 1 Tbsp flour for thickening use: 1 1/2 tsp corn flour, arrowroot, potato flour, or rice flour; or 2 tsp tapioca
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