Thursday, November 10, 2011

Pound to Cup Conversion Chart

In order to work on my challenge I need to figure out the price of the food I am cooking.  I find this chart very useful.  You have to understand I am a math freak so this is fun to me.

  FOOD WEIGHT YIELD
Almonds, blanched…………………………..1 pound………………1 1/2 cups
Apples………………………………………..1 1/2 pounds…………4 c. sliced
Apples, diced…………………………………1 pound……………..4 cups
Apples, canned pie pack……………………..1 1/2 pounds…………4 cups
Apple sauce………………………………….1 pound………………2 cups
Apricots, diced, cooked………………………1 pound……………..5 cups
Apricots, fresh……………………………….1 pound………………8 Apricots
Asparagus, fresh……………………………..1 pound………………20 stalks
Asparagus, canned……………………………1 pound……………..2 1/2 cups
Bacon, cooked, diced …………………..1 lb………………..1 ½ cups
Bacon, raw, diced……………………….1 lb…………….2 cups or 20 slices
Baking powder…………………………1 oz…………….2 ½ Tbsp.
Baking powder………………………..1 lb………………2 ½ cups
Bananas………………………….1 lb…………………..3 medium
mashed………………………… 1 lb………………….1 ¼ cups
diced…………………………….1 lb………………….2 ¼ cups
sliced…………………………… 1 lb………………….2 cups
Beans, baked……………………..1 lb………………..2 cups
Beans, kidney…………………….1 lb………………2 2/3 cups
Beans, lima, fresh…………………1 ½ lb……………4 cups
Beans, navy……………………….1 lb………………2 1/3 cups
Beans, navy, 1 lb. Soaked and cooked weights…….2 1/8 lb…….6 cups
Beans, string………………………..l lb…………….3 ½ cups
Beef, dried……………………….1 pound………….4 cups
Beef, ground raw…………………1 pound…………2 cups
Beef, cooked, diced………………1 pound…………3 cups
Beets, cooked, diced……………..1 pound………….2 1/4 cups
Beets,  "    sliced………………….1 1/2 pounds…….4 cups
Bran, all bran……………………..1/2 pound ……….4 cups
Bran flakes ……………………….1 pound…………………12 cups
Bread, loaf ……………………….1 pound…………………18 slices
Bread, sandwich ………………….2 pounds……………….38 slices
Bread, soft broken or stale…………1 pound………………..9 cups
Bread crumbs, dry ………………..1 pound…………………5 cups
Bread crumbs, fresh………………1 pound…………………8 cups
 
Brussels sprouts…………………..1 pound…………………4 cups
Butter…………………………….1 pound………………….2 cups
Butter…………………………….1 ounce………………….2 tbsp.
Butter, portion sliced ………………1 pound……………….48 pats
 
 
chopped cooked shredded…………1 pound…………………4 cups
Cabbage, cooked……………………1 pound………………..1 ½ cups
Cabbage, shredded………………….1 pound………………..7 cups
Carrots………………………………1 pound………………..6 small
Carrots, cooked, diced………………1 pound……………….3 cups
Carrots, raw, diced…………………..1 pound……………….3 cups
Carrots, raw, ground…………………1 pound………………3 ¼ cups
Celery, diced 1/2 in…………………..1 pound……………4 ½ cups
Celery, diced 1/4 in…………………..1 pound…………….4 cups
Celery, sliced, cooked………………..1 pound…………….1 ½ cups
Celery Cabbage………………………1 pound…………….6 cups
Cheese, cottage………………………1 pound…………….2 ¼ cups
Cheese, diced…………………………1 pound……………3 ½ cups
Cheese, Philadelphia cream…………..3 oz…………………1/3 cup
Cheese, 5 lb. Brick……………………1 pound…………….16 slices
Cottage cheese, No.10 dipper…………1 pound…………..8-9 portions
                           NO.16…………………1 pound………….12-13 portions
                           NO.30…………………1 pound…………..20 portions
Cherries, candied…………………..1 pound………….2 1/2 cups
Cherries, glace………………………1 pound…………96 cherries
Cherries, red pie pack…………….. 1 pound………….3 cups scant
Cherries, Royal Anne drained……..1 pound………….2 ¼ cups
Chicken, cooked……………………5 pounds………..4-5 cups
Chicken, cooked and meat removed from bones…..5 pounds……..1 ¼ pounds
Chocolate……………………….1 pound…………..16 squares (16 oz)
Chocolate, grated………………..1 pound…………..3 ½ cups
Chocolate, grated………………..1 ounce…………..4 Tbsp.
Chocolate, melted……………….1 pound…………..2 cups scant
Citron, dried chopped……………3 ounces…………..1 cup
Cocoa…………………………..1 pound……………4 cups
Coconut, shredded……………..1 pound……………7 cups
Coconut, moist canned…………1 pound…………….5 cups
Coffee, coarse grind…………….1 pound……………4 ¾ cups
Coffee, fine grind……………….1 pound……………5 cups
Corn, canned……………………1 pound……………1 ¾ cups
Cornflakes…………………………1 pound…………16 cups
Cornmeal………………………….1 pound……………3 cups
Corn syrup………………………..11 ounces…………..1 cup
Corn syrup………………………..1 pound…………….1 1/3 cups
Cornstarch……………………… 1 ounce………………3 tbsp.
Cornstarch……………………….1 pound………………3 cups
Crackers, broken…………………1 pound…………….2 1/2 cups
Crackers, Graham………………..1 pound…………….48 crackers
Crackers, Soda……………………1 pound…………..104 crackers
Cracker crumbs, fine…………….10 ounces………….4 cups
Cracker crumbs, fine…………….2 1/2 ounces……….1 cup
Cranberries, raw………………….1 pound…………4 cups
Cranberries, cooked………………1 pound………….4 cups
Cranberries, sauce, jellied…………1 pound…………..2 cups
Cream of Tartar……………………1 ounce…………..3 tbsp
Cucumbers, diced…………………1 pound…………..3 cups
Cream of wheat……………………1 pound………….2 2/3 cups
Dates……………………………1 pound………….2 1/2 cups
Dates, pitted…………………  1 pound………….3 cups or 50-60 medium
Eggs, 30 dozen case………………………41-43 pounds………360 eggs
Eggs, hard cooked………………………..1 pound…………….8 eggs
Eggs, hard cooked, chopped…………….8 eggs……………..2 cups
Eggs, dried………………………………..1 pound……………4 cups
Egg whites, dried…………………………1 pound……………8 cups
Egg yolks, dried………………………….1 pound……………. 4 3/4 cups
Flour, barley…………………………… 1 pound……………..4 cups
 rye……………………………1 pound……………. 4 cups
 white, all purpose…………..1 pound……………4 cups
 "                "       …………… 1 cup…………….. 4 ounces
 whole wheat…………………..1 cup…………….. 4 4/5 ounces
      "         "   ………………  1 pound……………. 4 cups
 soya ……………………………1 pound……………5 cups
 cake, sifted……………………1 pound……………4 1/4 cups
 
Noodles raw……………………....8 1/2 cups……………..1 lb.
1 lb., after cooking……………. ....3 qt……………………4 lb.
Macaroni,  l in.  pieces raw……………..4 cups………………..1 lb.
 1 lb. After cooking …………...........2 3/4 qt………………5 lb.
Spaghetti raw……………………….4 cups………………….1 lb.
 1 lb. After cooking…………..........2 1/3 qt……………3 lb. And 14 oz.
Rolled Oats uncooked………………… 4 3/4 cups……………….1 lb.
Rice raw…………………………………. 2 cups……………………2 lb. And 10 oz.
Salt……………………………………….1 1/2 Tbsp………………1 oz.
Sugar
 Granulated……………………2 1/4 cups………………..1 lb.
 cube sugar……………………..96 to 100……………….1 lb.
 Brown sugar (packed)……….2 3/4 cups………………1 lb.
 Sifted powdered………………3 1/2 cups………………1 lb.
Tea………………………………………….6 cups…………………..1 lb.
 

1 comment:

  1. This chart is great! I'm going to have to save this. I'm sure that it will really come in handy.

    You really should link this into Thursday's Kitchen Cupboard. I'm sure that it will be a valuable resource to a lot of people!

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