egg volumes

You know when recipes indicate a specific size of egg? They’re not just trying to mess with you. In fact, 1 cup of eggs can be made with 4 jumbo, 4 to 5 extra-large, 5 large, 5 to 6 medium or 7 small eggs, so it is good not to use the sizes interchangeably. The good news is that large eggs are fairly standard in U.S. recipes, thus they’re your best bet to keep around if you don’t wish to buy multiple sizes.

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2 comments on egg volumes

  1. Kathryn

    People, what is up with the irrelevent comments on these “tip” pages? They are so informational and some of my favorite… besides all of the cake ones :)