In measuring for weights, those articles which are not liquid, such as flour, lard, sugar, etc., the "heaping" spoonful equals 2 "level" or liquid spoonfuls.

1 heaping table-spoon of butter weighs 1 ounce.

1 Leaping table-spoon of lard, or solid fat, weighs one ounce.

1 heaping table-spoon of granulated sugar weighs 1 ounce.

2 heaping table-spoons of coffee weigh 1 ounce. 2 heaping table-spoons of flour weigh 1 ounce.

2 heaping table-spoons of powdered sugar weigh 1 ounce. 1 heaping table-spoon of butter weighs 1 ounce.

1 cup of butter, or sugar, weighs 1/2 pound.

2 cups of solid butter weigh 1 pound. 4 cups of flour weigh 1 pound.

2 cups of granulated sugar weigh 1 pound.

3 cups of meal weigh 1 pound.

1 pint of milk, or water, weighs 1 pound.

1 pint of liquids, generally, weighs 1 pound.

9 large, or 10 medium, eggs weigh 1 pound.

8 heaping table-spoons of dry material, generally, make 1 cup.

Proportions In Which To Mix Materials

Mix 1 heaping teaspoon of baking-powder to 2 cups of flour.

Mix 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar and half a teaspoon of soda with 2 cups of flour.

Mix 1 level teaspoon of soda with 2 cups of molasses.

Mix 4 heaping teaspoons of corn-starch with 1 quart of milk.

Mix a little over 1 ounce of gelatin with 1 quart of liquid.

1 salt-spoon of pepper is a good measure for 1 pint of liquid.