HALVING OR DOUBLING A RECIPE
Use the following chart to scale any recipe to more manageable proportions.
|ORIGINAL RECIPE||TO DOUBLE RECIPE||TO HALVE RECIPE|
|1 cup = 16 Tbsp||2 cups||1/2 cup|
|3/4 cup = 12 Tbsp||1 1/2 cups||1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp|
|2/3 cup= 10 1/2 Tbsp||1 1/3 cups||1/3 cup|
|1/2 cup = 8 Tbsp||1 cup||1/4 cup|
|1/3 cup = 5 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp||2/3 cup||3 Tbsp|
|1/4 cup = 4 Tbsp||1/2 cup||2 Tbsp|
|2 Tbsp||1/4 cup||1 Tbsp|
|1 Tbsp =15ml||2 Tbsp||1 1/2 tsp|
|2 tsp||4 tsp||1 tsp|
|1 tsp = 5 ml||2 tsp||1/2 tsp|
|1/2 tsp||1 tsp||1/4 tsp|
|1/4 tsp||1/2 tsp||a pinch|
NOTE: Australian measuring tablespoons hold 4 teaspoons.
TIP: My mother always said not to double the salt or the baking soda when doubling or trebling a recipe. I've found it's okay when doubling a recipe but I always cut the measurement back when trebling or going beyond that.