Ingredient Equivalents Chart

Baking equivalents ingredients
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Equivalents and substitutions in cooking are a way to help you streamline the preparation process when cooking and baking. Substitutions are ingredients that can be substituted for others, such as using cocoa powder for unsweetened chocolate, while equivalents are the yields of foods, such as how much cheese you need to make 2 cups grated.

Equivalents are the measuring amounts of standard ingredients. If a recipe calls for 1 cup graham cracker crumbs, do you know how many whole graham crackers you need? Or if a recipe calls for 1 large egg yolk and all you have on hand is medium eggs, how much do you need? How many ripe bananas do you need to make 1 cup of mashed banana? How much cheese do you need to buy to 2 cups grated?

Print out this chart and keep in your kitchen for instant reference. It's much easier than measuring as you go; just buy the amount you need and prepare it. 

1 large egg yolk 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon egg yolk
1 large egg white 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons egg white
1 large egg 4 tablespoons
1 pound cheese 4-1/2 cups grated
3 pounds cooked chicken 4-1/2 cups chopped meat
8-10 large egg whites 1 cup
12-14 large egg yolks 1 cup
3 medium bananas 1 cup mashed banana
1 egg 1/4 cup egg substitute
28 saltine crackers 1 cup crumbs
3 slices bread 1 cup soft crumbs
1 lemon 2 to 4 tablespoons juice and 1 teaspoon grated rind
12 ounce package chocolate chips 2 cups
1 pound tomatoes 1-1/2 cups chopped
1 pound fresh spinach 12 cups or 1-1/2 cups cooked
1 pound onions 3 cups chopped
19 chocolate wafer cookies 1 cup crumbs
1 pound cherries 2-1/2 cups pitted
1-1/2 pounds chicken breast 3 cups cooked and chopped
1 large onion 3/4 cup chopped
1 medium orange 6 to 8 tablespoons juice and 2 to 3 tablespoons grated rind
22 vanilla wafers 1 cup crumbs
14 square graham crackers 1 cup crumbs
7 paired graham crackers (rectangle) 1 cup crumbs
1 cup uncooked white rice 3 cups cooked
1 cup uncooked pasta 2-2/3 cups cooked
1 pound brown sugar 2-1/4 cups
1 package active dry yeast 2-1/4 teaspoons
1 medium apple 1 cup apple slices
1 stick butter 1/2 cup, 4 ounces, 1/4 pound
1 tablespoon fresh herbs 1 teaspoon dried herbs