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Appendix A Conversions.

Basic Baking Ingredients: Weight in Grams

                                       1 Teaspoon   1 Tablespoon

Ammonium Carbonate                         3.5          10.5
Baking Powder                              4            12
Baking Soda                                4            12
Cornstarch                                 3             9
Cream of Tartar                            2             6
Bread Flour                                2.5           7.5
Butter                                     5            15
Cinnamon, ground                           1.5           4.5
Spices, ground (other than cinnamon)       2             6
Cocoa powder, unsweetened                  2             6
Brown Sugar                                4            12
Granulated Sugar                           5            15
Powdered Sugar                             3             9
Kosher Salt                                3.5          10.5
Table Salt                                 6            18
Gelatin, powder                            3             9
Pectin, powder                             3             9
Vanilla Extract                            4            12

Equivalents and Substitutions

Yeast

By weight or volume   substitute ...           with...
                      fresh compressed yeast   50% active dry yeast *
                      Fresh compressed yeast   33% instant yeast

* Note: Must be rehydrated in 105[degrees]F to 110[degrees]F
(41[degrees]C to 43[degrees]C) water for 5 to 10 minutes

1 consumer packet of active dry yeast equals:

weight                0.25 oz (7 g)
volume                2 1/4 teaspoons (11 ml)

Gelatin

By weight             substitute...            with...
                      Gelatin powder           Gelatin sheet

1 consumer packet of unflavored gelatin powder equals:

weight                0.25 oz (7 g)
volume                2 1/2 teaspoons (12.5 ml)

Volume Conversions

Multiply fluid ounces by 30 to convert to milliliters.

Volume Measure   Fluid Ounces   Milliliters

1 teaspoon             0.15           5
1 tablespoon           0.5           15
2 tablespoons          1             30
1 cup                  8            240
1 pint                16            480
1 quart               32            960
1 gallon             128        3.84 liters

Weight Conversions

Multiply ounces by 28.349 to convert to grams.

Pounds              Ounces         Grams

0.016                 0.25           7
0.031                 0.5           14
0.063                 1             28
0.25                  4             113
0.50                  8             227
1                     16            454
1.5                   24            680
2                     32            907
2.5                   40          1.13 kg
3                     48          1.13 kg
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Author:Suas, Michel
Publication:Advanced Bread and Pastry
Article Type:Appendix
Date:Jan 1, 2009
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