Ingredient conversions: cooking and baking ingredients

Although you may not be at the point in your cooking adventures where you are learning to bake, some of the ingredients on this chart can be found in many basic recipes:

Cups Pounds
1 cup flour 1/4 pound
4 cups flour 1 pound
2 cups granulated sugar 1 pound
3 1/2 cups confectioners sugar 1 pound
2 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 pound
4 cups ground cocoa 1 pound
1 square baking chocolate 1 oz.
1 cup chocolate chips 6 oz.
2 cups shortening 1 pound
2 T. shortening 1 oz.
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs 1 slice bread
1 cup cracker crumbs 25 to 28 saltines
1 cup graham cracker crumbs 14 graham crackers
1 cup cookie crumbs 22 vanilla wafers
1 cup zwieback crumbs 8 to 9 slices zwieback toast
10 miniature marshmallows 1 large marshmallows
3 cups coconut 7 oz.
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