The Boarding House
Custom Bakers & Chocolatiers
Conversion Tables

For those of you that purchase ingredients in bulk or by the pound.
The conversion table below will help you to calculate the quantity
of ingredients required for the recipe you are working with.

ALMONDS, Shelled 3 1/2 cups
APPLES, Fresh 3 cups or 3 med. size apples
APPLES, Dried 6 cups
APRICOTS, Dried 3 cups
BANANAS 1 1/2 cups mashed
or 3 large bananas
BARLEY, Pearled 2 to 2 1/2 cups
BEANS, Limas Baby 2 1/3 cups or 6 cups cooked
BEANS, Kidney 1 1/2 cups or 6 cups cooked
BEANS, Navy 2 1/3 cups or 6 cups cooked
BEANS, Soy 2 1/3 cups or 6 cups cooked
BRAN 8 cups
BRAZIL NUTS, Shelled 1 1/2 cups
BUTTER or OLEO 2 cups
CABBAGE 4 cups shredded
CAROB CHIPS 2 3/8 cups
CARROTS 3  cups finely chopped or shredded
CASHEWS, Whole 4 cups
CHEESE, Grated 4 cups
CHOCOLATE
(Chips or Drops)
2 3/8 cups

CHOCOLATE, Wafers
(coating chocolate)

2 2/3 cups, for either Merckens or
Peter's coating chocolate

COCOA 4 cups
COCONUT 5 cups shredded
COFFEE 4 1/2 cups ground
CORN MEAL 3 1/4 cups
COTTAGE CHEESE 2 cups
CREAM CHEESE 2 cups
CREAM of WHEAT 2 1/2 to 3 cups
CURRANTS, Dried 3 to 3 3/8 cups
DATES, Pitted 2 2/3 cups
DATES, With Pitts 3 1/2 cups
FIGS, Dried 3 cups
FILBERTS, Shelled 3 1/2 cups
FLOUR, All Purpose 3 3/4 cups
FLOUR, Pastry 4 cups
FLOUR, Rye 4 cups
FLOUR, Soy 3 cups
FLOUR, Whole Wheat 3 1/3 cups
GRAHAM CRACKERS 6 cups, crumbs
HONEY 1 1/3 cups
LENTILS 2 1/3 cups or 6 cups cooked
MACARONI 4 cups or 8 cups cooked
MARSHMALLOWS 8 cups miniature or 80 large
MILK POWDER 4 cups
MOLASSES 1 1/3 cups
NOODLES 6 cups or 8 cups cooked
OATMEAL 4 3/4 cups
PEACHES, Dried 3 cups
PEANUTS, Shelled 3 cups
PEANUT BUTTER 2 1/4 cups
PEARS, Dried 3 cups
PEAS, Split 2 cups or 6 cups cooked
PECANS, Shelled 4 cups
POTATOES 2 cups cooked/mashed
PRUNES 2 to 3 cups
RAISINS 2 3/4 cups
RICE, White 2 cups or 6 cups cooked
RICE, Brown 2 to 2 1/4 cups
RICE, Wild 3 cups
SHORTENING 2 cups
SPAGHETTI 4 cups or 9 -10 cups cooked
SUGAR, Brown 3 1/2 cups
SUGAR, Granulated 2 1/4 cups
SUGAR, Powdered 3 3/4 cups
TAPIOCA, Minute 2 1/2 cups
TEA 6 - 8 cups
TOMATOES 2 cups
VEGETABLE OIL 2 cups
WALNUTS, Shelled 4 cups
   
   



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