Amount: 1 pound (lb) of shortening mass
Equals: 2.21 US cups (cup us) in shortening volume
Work out US cups in shortening per 1 pound unit. The shortening converter for cooks, chefs, culinary arts classes, students and for home kitchen use.
TOGGLE : from US cups into pounds in the other way around.
CONVERT : between other shortening measuring units - complete list.
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Shortening (vegetable based)
A shortening is a solid fat, at room temperature, which is used to make/bake certain pastries and sweets. By using shortening the pastry will not be soft nor elastic, instead it will be set or in other-words crumbly. Such effects are often desired. The volume to weight conversion for vegetable shortening is 1 US cup to 205 grams, or 1 US cup to 7.2 ounces (oz) net weight, at its solid consistency.
Convert shortening culinary measuring units between pound (lb) and US cups (cup us) of shortening but in the other direction from US cups into pounds.
Culinary arts school: shortening conversion
This online culinary shortening from lb into cup us converter is a handy tool not only for experienced certified professionals in food businesses and skilled chefs in state of the industry's kitchens model.
Other applications of this shortening converter are ...
With the above mentioned units converting service it provides, this shortening converter also proved to be useful as a teaching tool and for practising pounds and US cups ( lb vs. cup us ) conversion exercises by new culinarians and students (in classrooms or at home kitchens) who have been learning this particular cooking mastery art in culinary colleges, in schools of culinary arts and all other kinds of culinary training for converting weights and liquid/fluid volume measurements as well as dietary food value contained in shortening with its nutritional values we eat.
Unit symbols used by international culinary educational institutions and training for these two shortening measures are:
Prefix or abbreviation ( abbr. ) brevis - short unit symbol for pound is: lb
Prefix or abbreviation ( abbr. short brevis ) unit symbol for US cup is: cup us
One pound of shortening converted to US cup equals to 2.21 cup us
How many US cups of shortening are in 1 pound? The answer is: The change of 1 lb ( pound ) unit in a shortening measure equals = into 2.21 cup us ( US cup ) as per the equivalent measure and for the same shortening type.
Professional people always ensure, and their success in fine cooking depends on, they get the most precise units conversion results in measuring their ingredients. In speciality cooking a measure of shortening can be crucial. If there is an exact measure in lb - pounds for shortening, it's the rule in culinary career, that the pound portion number gets converted into cup us - US cups of shortening absolutely exactly. It's like an insurance for the master chef for having always all the meals created perfectly.
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