Common Cooking Abbreviations and Equivalent Measures
Most recipes use abbreviations for the measurements of your ingredients. Here is a quick guide to let you know what standard abbreviations mean:
It is also helpful to know what different measurements equal. This quick reference will give you the basics:
Measuring Spoon Math
Margarita is baking a cake.
The recipe calls for: 2 cups flour
1 and ½ cups sugar
¼ cup cocoa powder
Margarita only has a tablespoon with which to measure! How many tablespoons (Tbsp.) will she need of each ingredient?