Can Sizes and Equivalents - Common Can Sizes

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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 pounds 6 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

14-1/2 ounces

1-2/3 cups

Frozen juice concentrate

6 ounces

3/4 cup

 

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