Scale, Half and Double Quantity Amounts in a Recipe (Chart)

I was trying to quickly scale a recipe, and found this old chart hidden among my recipe files.  I thought it might come in handy for those that are looking to do the same.

Original Recipe Measure Half Scaled Measure Double Scaled Measure
1/8 tsp. Dash or Pinch 1/4 tsp.
1/4 tsp. 1/8 tsp. 1/2 tsp.
1/2 tsp. 1/4 tsp. 1 tsp.
1 tsp. 1/2 tsp. 2 tsp.
1 1/4 tsp. 5/8 tsp. 2 1/2 tsp.
1 1/2 tsp. 3/4 tsp. 3 tsp. (1 tbsp.)
1 3/4 tsp. 7/8 tsp. 3 1/2 tsp.
2 tsp. 1 tsp. 4 tsp.
2 1/2 tsp. 1 1/4 tsp. 5 tsp.
1 tbsp. 1 1/2 tsp (1/2 tbsp.) 2 tbsp.
1 1/2 tbsp. 1 1/4 tsp. 3 tbsp.
2 tbsp. (1/8 cup) 1 tbsp. 1/4 cup
3 tbsp. 1 1/2 tbsp. (4 1/2 tsp.) 6 tbsp.
4 tbsp. (1/4 cup, or 2 fl. oz.) 2 tbsp. 1/2 cup
1/3 cup 2 tbsp. + 2 tsp. 2/3 cup
1/2 cup (4 fl. oz.) 1/4 cup 1 cup
2/3 cup 1/3 cup 1 1/3 cups
3/4 cup 3 tbsp. 1 1/2 cups
1 cup (1/2 pint) 1/2 cup 2 cups
1 1/4 cups 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp. 2 1/2 cups
1 1/3 cups 10 tbsp. + 2 tsp. 2 2/3 cups
1 1/2 cups 3/4 cup 3 cups
1 2/3 cups 1/2 cup + 1/3 cup 3 1/3 cups
1 3/4 cups 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp. 3 1/2 cups
2 cups (1 pint) 1 cup 4 cups (1 quart)
2 1/2 cups 1 1/4 cups 5 cups
3 cups (1 1/2 pints) 1 1/2 cups 6 cups (1 1/2 quarts)
3 1/2 cups 1 3/4 cups 7 cups
4 cups (2 pints, or 1 quart) 2 cups (1 pint) 8 cups (1/2 gal.)
4 1/2 cups 2 1/4 cups 9 cups
5 cups (1 1/4 quarts) 2 1/2 cups 10 cups (2 1/2 quarts)
5 1/2 cups 2 3/4 cups 11 cups
6 cups (1 1/2 quarts) 3 cups (1 1/2 pints) 12 cups (3 quarts)
7 cups (1 3/4 quarts) 3 1/2 cups 14 cups
8 cups (2 quarts, or 1/2 gal.) 4 cups (1 quart) 1 gal.
10 cups (2 1/2 quarts) 5 cups 5 quarts
3 quarts (3/4 gal.) 6 cups (1 1/2 quarts) 1 1/2 gal.
14 cups (3 1/2 quarts) 7 cups 7 quarts
1 gal. 1/2 gal. 2 gal.
2 gal. 1 gal. 4 gal.
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2 Responses

  1. Thank you very much!!!! It is exactly what I was search online for!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Karen

  2. Hi Karen,
    I’m glad you found this handy. I used it myself this weekend, too.

    When I found it in my files, I immediately knew somebody out there would need a chart like this.

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