Conversions

Volume Conversions:

1 pinch = 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup = 1 ounce
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup = 2 ounces
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup = 4 ounces
16 tablespoons = 1 cup = 8 ounces
2 cups =1 pint = 1/2 quart = 16 ounces
4 cups = 2 pints = 1 quart = 32 ounces
16 cups = 8 pints = 4 quarts = 1 gallon

Ingredient-Specific Equivalents

Butter
1 stick = 4 ounces = 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup

Chocolate
1 ounce = 1/4 cup grated
6 ounces chips = 1 cup chip

Creams
Half and half = 1/2 milk + 1/2 cream = 10.5 to 18 percent butterfat
Light cream = 18 percent butterfat
Light whipping cream = 30 to 26 percent butterfat
Heavy cream = whipping cream = heavy whipping cream = 36 percent or more butterfat

Eggs
1 large egg (approximate) = 1 tablespoon yolk + 2 tablespoons white
1 cup = 4 jumbo = 4 to 5 extra-large = 5 large = 5 to 6 medium = 7 small

Lemon
1 lemon = 1 to 3 tablespoons juice, 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons grated zest
4 large lemons = 1 cup juice = 1/4 cup grated zest

Yeast
1 packet dry = 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 teaspoons dry