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Can Sizes and Equivalents – Can Sizes by Weight and Number

Many recipes specific a can size rather than a volume size. This Can Sizes and Equivalents Chart will help you when substituting in a recipe.

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Can SizeWeightCups
8 oz. can8 oz.1 Cup
Picnic10-1/2 to 12 oz.1-1/4 cups
12 oz. vacuum12 oz.1-1/2 cup
#111 oz.1-1/3 cups
#1 tall16 oz.2 cups
#1 square16 oz.2 cups
#21lb. 4oz.2-1/2 cups
#2.51lb. 13 oz.3-1/2 cups
#2-1/2 square31 oz.Scant 4 cups
#34 cups
#556 oz.7 cups
#106 lbs. 6 oz.12-3/4 cups
#30014 to 16 oz.1-3/4 cup
#30316 to 17 oz.2 cups
Baby food jar 3-1/2 to 8 oz.depends on size
Condensed milk15 oz.1-1/3 cup
Evaporated milk14-1/2 oz.1-2/3 cup
Frozen juice Concentrate6 oz.3/4 cup


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13 Responses to “Can Sizes and Equivalents”


Lola AlkOctober 2, 2016

The weight is for the can correct?

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Mike ThaxtonApril 16, 2018

I would inform people that the dates on cans are not expiring dates . Can veg. ,fruit and others have no expiring date . There was a story of a brother and sister who were cleaning out their parents house after they passed away and found canned peaches that was canned in the 1940’s and decided to open it up and try them . They said it was great . By law the companies have to put those dates on the cans but the dates mean nothing ! Canned food , The greatest invention ever ! Great enough to feed canned spam to our soldiers fighting in WW2 ! No wonder why i love spam lol

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NANCY LANESeptember 2, 2018

My recipe calls for a No. 9 can of crushed pineapple with juice. How many ounces of pineapple should I use?

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JoshSeptember 22, 2018

5 pounds 11 ounces for a #9 can or 91 ounces.

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