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Weights and Measurements

Baking Powder
1 cup = 5 1/2 ounces

Cheese, American
1 pound = 2 2/3 cups cubed

Cocoa
1 pound = 4 cups ground

Coffee
1 pound = 5 cups ground

Corn Meal
1 pound = 3 cups

Cornstarch
1 pound = 3 cups

Cracker crumbs
23 soda crackers = 1 cup
15 graham crackers = 1 cup

Eggs
1 egg = 4 tablespoons liquid
4 to 5 whole eggs = 1 cup
7 to 9 whites = 1 cup
12 to 14 yolks = 1 cup

Flour
1 pound all-purpose = 4 cups
1 pound cake = 4 1/2 cups
1 pound graham = 3 1/2 cups

Lemon juice
1 medium lemon = 2 to 3 tablespoons
5 to 8 medium lemons = 1 cup

Lemon rind
1 lemon = 1 tablespoon grated

Oranges, juice
1 medium = 2 to 3 tablespoons
3 to 4 medium = 1 cup

Oranges, rind
1 rind = 2 tablespoons grated

Gelatin
3 1/4 ounce package flavored = 1/2 cup
1/4 ounce package unflavored = 1 tablepsoon

Shortening or Butter
1 pound = 2 cups

Sugar
1 pound brown = 2 1/2 cups
1 pound cube = 96 to 160 cubes
1 pound granulated = 2 cups
1 pound powdered = 3 1/2 cups

To submit your favorite recipes to be included in the Garden of Friendship Recipe Book, please email them to Barbiel

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