Necessary Measures

Conversions for unusual measures typically found in 19th Century recipes:

Pony/Cordial = 1 ounce
Pousse Café Glass = 1.5 ounces
Cocktail Glass = 2 ounces
Gill = 4 ounces
Wine Glass = 4 ounces
Small tumbler = 8 ounces
Large Tumbler = 16 ounces
Standard Bar Measures (US) Pony = 1 ounce
1 ounce = 3 centiliters
Jigger, shot = 1.5 ounces
Splash = .1/2 ounce
6 drops = 1 dash = 1/6 teaspoon

Other Measures

6 drops = 1 dash
12 dashes = 1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon = 1/8 ounce
2 teaspoons = 1/4 ounce
1 tablespoon = 1/2 ounce
2 tablespoons = 1 ounce
1/4 cup = 2 ounces
1/2 cup = 4 ounces
1 cup or 1/2 pint = 8 ounces
2 cups or 1 pint = 16 ounces
4 cups, 2 pints, 1 qt. = 32 ounces

Bottle Size Measures

Split = 187ml = 6.4 ounces
Half Bottle = 375ml = 12.7 ounces
Fifth = 750ml = 25.4 ounces
Liter = 33.8 ounces
Magnum = 1.5 liters = 2 wine bottles
Jeroboam = 3 liters = 4 wine bottles
Rehoboam = 6 wine bottles
Methuselah = 8 wine bottles
Salmanazar = 12 wine bottles
Balthazar = 16 wine bottles
Nebuchadnezzar = 20 wine bottles
Sovereign = 34 wine bottles

Fresh Fruit Equivalents

Apricot 8 to 12 fresh = 1lb. or 3 cups of sliced
Banana 3 medium = 1lb. fresh = 1 1/2 cup of mashed
Cantaloupe 1 whole 3-lb cantaloupe yields 5 cups of cubed
Cherries 1lb. fresh = 2 1/3 cup pitted
Grapefruit 1 medium = 1lb. fresh
Juniper Berries 4 berries = 1/2 tsp. crushed
Kiwi 5 medium = 2 1/3 cup sliced
Lemons 1 lb = 4-6 mediums lemons, yields 1 cup for juice 1 medium = 3tbsp juice 1 medium = 2-3 tsp. grated peel
Mangoes 1 large = 1lb. = 1 3/4 cup diced
Passion fruit aprox. 3 = 2 ounces; 5 to 6 whole yields 1/2 cup of pulp
Peaches 3 to 4 medium yields 1lb. or 2 cups pureed; 7 to 8 medium yield's 1 quart or 4 cups pureed
Raspberries 1 pint = 3/4 lb.
Strawberries 12 large or 36 small = 1 pint or 1 2/3 cups pureed 1 cup of whole = 1/2 cup pureed 20 oz. frozen = 2 1/4 cups pureed