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THE SCIENCE OF COOKERY


TABLE OF EQUIVALENTS
  Measure.
1 Breakfastcupful of Water or Milk   ½ pint.
1 Teacupful ,, ,,   ¼ ,,
4 Tablespoonfuls ,, ,,   ¼ ,,
1 Wineglassful ,, ,,   ,,
  Weight.
1 Breakfastcupful of moist sugar (heaped) ½ lb.
1 ,, castor ,, ,, 7 ozs.
1 ,, rice ,, ,, 7 ,,
1 ,, butter, lard or dripping (hpd.) 7 ,,
1 ,, suet (finely chopped) ,, 4 ,,
1 ,, breadcrumbs, pressed in ,, 4 ,,
1 ,, sago, tapioca, semolina ,, 4 ,,
1 ,, flour, cornflour ,, ,, 4 ,,
  Weight.
1 Tablespoonful of suet finely chopped (heaped) 1 oz.
1 ,, flour ,, ,, 1 ,,
1 ,, moist sugar ,, 1 ,,
½ ,, golden syrup ½ ,,
1 Dessertspoonful of flour   (heaped) ½ ,,
1 ,, moist sugar ,, ½ ,,
1 ,, golden syrup (level) 1 ,,
1 ,, marmalade ,, 1 ,,
1 Saltspoonful is equal to ½ teaspoonful.
1 Teaspoonful ,, ½ desertspoonful.
1 Dessertspoonful ,, ½ tablespoonful.
 
6 Ordinary-sized lumps of sugar weigh 1 oz.
  A piece of butter or fat, about the size of a small egg, weighs about 1 ,,