How To Halve Recipe Ingredients Correct Way

Are you one of many that simply divides by 2 when you half recipe? That’s not the answer and today we are going to show you the correct way that the Pro’s do it.

Are you one of many that are caught short when it comes to knowing the proper way to halve recipes? It is not as simple as dividing your recipe quantities by 2.

This is what you would naturally think. Today we are sharing a number of handy charts that will make halving your recipes a cinch. We’ve also included a Magnetic Kitchen Conversion Chart that includes measures, weights, liquid volumes and oven temperature conversions. You can pop it on your fridge.

How To Measure Recipe Ingredients Correctly

Before we share the Printable Charts with you, we thought this video from All Recipes would be a great place to start. It shows you the importance of measuring your ingredients precisely in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.

As they say, measuring is somewhat of a science and if you would like to nail your recipes every time, you need the tools of the trade and the know how. Click Play above now ^

This Magnetic Kitchen Conversion Chart includes common conversions like ounce, pound, gram, kilo and cup conversions plus Gas Mark and Electric Oven temperatures in Celsius and Fahrenheit, and even boil the perfect Egg.

It’s easy to read, splash proof and you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it! Get Yours Here

 

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Making Half or a Third of a Recipe

Thanks to Recipe Lion, we are sharing this excellent Infographic that shows you how to reduce your recipes by half and also a third.

As you can see, it’s not simply a matter of dividing your ingredients, there is somewhat of a science to it. Be sure to Pin.

This chart from Spend with Pennies shows you how to measure for a half recipe and a third recipe. For example, 1/4 of a cup is 2 tablespoons in half a recipe, whereas, if you are thirding your recipe 1/4 of a cup will require 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon. You can get your printable version of this chart on Holly’s website here

Thanks to Homestead Survival for this excellent infographic that is easy to pop in your purse.

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