Recipe: Can sizes and equivalents –

|February 21, 2011|read comments (0)
Author: Mama's Kitchen

Many recipes specific a can size rather than a volume size. This chart will help you when substituting in a recipe.


Can Size —- Weight —- Cups


8 ounce can —- 8 ounces —- 1 cup
Picnic —- 10-1/2 to 12 ounces —- 1-1/4 cups
12 ounces vacuum —- 12 ounces —- 1-1/2 cups
#1 —- 11 ounces —- 1-1/3 cups
#1 tall —- 16 ounces —– 2 cups
#1 square —- 16 ounces —– 2 cups
#2 —– 1 pound 4 ounces —- 2-1/2 cups
#2-1/2 —- 1 pound 13 ounces —- 3-1/2 cups
#2-1/2 square —- 31 ounces —– scant 4 cups
#3 —- 4 cups
#5 —- 56 ounces —- 7-1/3 cups
#10 —- 6 1/2 pounds to 7 pound 5 ounces —- 13 cups
#300 —- 14 to 16 ounces —- 1-3/4 cups
#303 —- 16 to 17 ounces —- 2 cups
Baby food jar —- 3-1/2 to 8 ounces —- depends on size
Condensed milk —- 15 ounces —– 1-1/3 cups
Evaporated milk —- 14 to 14 1/2 ounces —- 1-2/3 cups
Frozen juice concentrate—- 6 ounces —- 3/4 cup


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