Food Weights

Sugar and Sweeteners

  • Granulated sugar: 1 cup = 200 g
  • Powdered sugar: 1 cup = 120 g
  • Packed brown sugar: 1 cup = 220 g
  • Honey: 1 cup = 340 g
  • Chocolate chips: 1 cup = 152 g
  • Cocoa powder: 1 cup = 128 g
  • Maple syrup: 1 cup = 315 g; 1 tablespoon = 20 g
  • Molasses: 1 cup = 328 g; 1 tablespoon = 20 g

Flours and Grains

  • All Purpose Flour: 1 cup = 140 g
  • Wheat Flour: 1 cup = 140 g
  • Vital Wheat Gluten: 1/4 cup = 30 g
  • Wheat bran: 1 cup = 60 g
  • Out bran: 1 cup =  50 g
  • Cornstarch: 1 tablespoon = 8g, 1 cup = 128 g
  • White rice: 1 cup = 200 g
  • Flax meal: 1/4 cup = 26 g

Salt

  • Table salt: 1/4 cup = 76 g
  • Morton’s Kosher Salt: 1/4 cup = 62 g
  • Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt: 1/4 cup = 45 g
  • Shredded coconut: 1 cup = 80 g

Other Baking

  • Yeast: 1 teaspoon = 3 g

Fats

  • Butter: 1 tablespoon = 14 g
  • Peanut butter: 1 tablespoon = 16 g, 1 cup = 250 g
  • Vegetable shortening: 1/2 cup = 92 g; 2 quarts = 1.5 kg
  • Coconut oil: 1 cup = 218 g

Beans

  • Chickpeas: 1 cup = 190 g
    • 100 g dried chickpeas converts to one 15 oz can
  • 1 can of black beans drained is 1.5 cups and 300 g

Nuts, Grains, and Seeds

  • Quinoa: 1 cup dry = 176 g; 1 cup cooked = 130 g
  • Sesame seeds: 2 tablespoons = 16 g
  • Slivered almonds: 1/4 cup = 28 g
  • Sunflower seeds: 2 tablespoons = 14 g
  • Walnuts: 1 cup = 80 g