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british, american, and canadian measurements

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Recipe by
Marcia McCance
Stone Mountain, GA

I found this at the steamedpuddingevangelist(dot)com web site. (I'm still trying to see if I can do a steamed pudding in my mother's old "crock-ette" which is a one-quart crock pot with a plastic lid. I think Mom made her personal puddings in this after I left home, but I'm not sure. Will be trying it at some point (or not) I just have this overwhelming curiosity about it. Anyway!! I found these and love that I may be able to try out an English recipe because I might now be able to figure out the measurements!!

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Ingredients For british, american, and canadian measurements

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How To Make british, american, and canadian measurements

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    Measurements for the UK, Canada, and the USA are quite different. The measurements below may be helpful in understanding recipes in your measurement system. British Measurements: Solid 25 g = 1 oz 225 g = 8 oz 450 g = 1 lb Liquid 25 ml = 1 fl oz 225 ml = 8 fl oz 575 ml = 1 pt American Measurements: Flour and Powdered Sugar 30 g = 1/4 cup 60 g = 1/2 cup 110 g = 1 cup Granulated Sugar 55 g = 1/4 cup Brown Sugar 50 g = 1/4 cup Butter or Margarine 55 g = 1/4 cup Cocoa 30 g = 1/4 cup Liquid 1 cup = 237 ml 1 oz = 30 ml 1 tsp = 5 ml 1 tbsp = 15 ml
  • 2
    One of the main differences as listed above is that the British measurements are done by weight and the American are done by volume which is why there is one measurement for flour and another for sugar -- they do not weigh the same.
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    Here is an actual "converter" that will do the math for you:
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    One more for good measure: This one is meant for the American cook to covert an English recipe