" FOOD EQUIVALENTS "

On this page you'll find the 'equivalent' of foods such as soft bread crumbs = if 1 cup is required you will need the equivalent of 2 slices of bread. Get it??? I hope so and I hope this chart is useful to you.

Below you will find some great food 'equivalents'.
Recipe Ingredient Measurement Required Rounded off Equivalent
BREAD & CRUMBS
Soft Bread Crumbs
1 cup (250 ml) 2 slices
bread cubes 1 cup (250 ml) 2 slices
fine graham cracker crumbs 1 cup (250 ml) 14 square crackers
fine vanilla wafer crumbs 1 cup (250 ml) 22 wafers
DAIRY
butter or margarine
1 pound (454 g) 2 cups (500ml) or 4 sticks
heavy or whipping cream 1 cup (250 ml) 2 cups whipped (500 ml)
cream cheese 8 oz (250 ml) 1 cup (250 ml)
Swiss or Cheddar cheese 1 pound (454 g) 4 cups shredded (1 L)
blue cheese, crumbled 4 oz (125 g) 1 cup (250 ml)
Parmesan or Romano cheese 4 oz (125 g) 1 & a 1/4 cups grated (300 ml)
DRIED LEGUMES
dried beans or peas
1 cup (250 ml) 2 & a 1/4 cups cooked (550 ml)
FRUIT
apples
1 pound (500 g) 3 medium
bananas 1 pound (454 g) 3 medium
lemon 1 medium 3 tablespoons of juice (50 ml)
orange 1 medium 1/3 to 1/2 cup juice (75 to125 ml)
HERBS
fresh herbs
1 tablespoon (15 ml) 1 teaspoondried (5 ml)
PASTA
elbow macaroni, uncooked
8 oz (250 g) 4 cups cooked (1 L)
spaghetti, uncooked 8 oz (250 g) 4 cups cooked (1 L)
medium noodles, uncooked 8 oz (250 g) 3 & 3/4 cups cooked (900 ml)
RICE
regular long-grain rice, uncooked
1 cup (250 ml) 3 cups cooked (750 ml)
quick-cooking rice, uncooked 1 cup (250 ml) 2 cups cooked (500 ml)


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