Kitchen Tips

Jeanne Benavidez Recipe

By Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben

I found these tips in my recipe file but I don't know where I got them. They were written on a sheet of notebook paper and tucked inside one of my old cookbooks so I've had them for many years. Thought they might be helpful.


Recipe Rating:
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Cooking Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

COMMON WEIGHT RANGE REPLACEMENTS
12 oz
= 15g
1 oz
= 25g or 30g
4 oz
= (1/4 pound) = 115g or 125g
8 oz
= (1/2 pound) = 225g or 250g
16 oz
= (1 pound) = 450g or 500g
1 1/4 lb
= 625g
1 1/2 lb
= 750g
2 lb
= 1,000g
2 1/4 lb
= 1kg
OVEN TEMPERATURE EQUIVALENTS
300ºf = 150ºc
325ºf = 160ºc
350ºf = 180ºc
375ºf = 190ºc
400ºf = 200ºc
425ºf = 220ºc
450ºf = 230ºc
475ºf = 240ºc
500ºf = 260ºc
BAKING PAN SIZES
9x1 1/2 round cake pan = 22 or 23x4cm (1.5 l)
9x1 1/2 pie plate (same as above) or 1l
8x8x2 square cake pan = 20x5cm (2 l)
9x9x2 square cake pan = 22 or 23x4.5cm (2.5l)
11x7x1 1/2 baking pan = 28x17x4cm (2l)
2 quart rectangular baking pan = 30x19x4.5cm (3l)
13x9x2baking pan = 34x22x4.5cm (3.5l)
15x10x1 jelly roll pan = 40x25x2cm
9x5x3 loaf pan = 23x13x8cm (2l)
2 quart casserole = 2l
U.S./STANDARD METRIC EQUIVALENTS
1/8 tsp
= 0.5 ml
1/4 tsp
= 1ml
1/2 tsp
= 2ml
1 tsp
= 5ml
1 Tbsp
= 15ml
2 Tbsp
= 25ml
1/4 c
= 2 fluid ounces = 50 ml
1/3 c
= 3 fluid ounces = 75ml
1/2 c
= 4 fluid ounces = 125ml
2/3 c
= 5 fluid ounces = 150ml
3/4 c
= 6 fluid ounces = 175ml
1 c
= 8 fluid ounces = 250ml
2 c
= 1 pint = 500ml
1 qt
= 1 litre

Directions

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Product Differences; US ingredients and their possible counterparts:
2
White Sugar is granulated, fine granulated, or castor sugar.
3
Powdered Sugar is icing sugar.
4
All purpose flour is enriched, bleached or unbleached white household flour. When self-rising flour is used in place of all purpose flour in a recipe that calls for leavening, omit the leavening agent (baking soda or baking powder) and the salt.
5
Light colored corn syrup is golden syrup
6
Cornstarch is cornflour.
7
Baking soda is bicarbonate of soda.
8
Vanilla or vanilla extract is vanilla essence.
9
Green, red, or yellow sweet peppers are capsicums or bell peppers.
10
Golden raisins are sultanas.