Measurement and Conversion

Sep 15th, 2015
Sigchi4life
Category:
Mathematics
Price: $10 USD

Question description

Purpose: Complete various tasks related to measurement and conversion, to enhance your understanding and answer the questions.

Part 1: Baking  just study the recipe not bake

Study the recipe for Old Fashioned Two-Layer Pound Cake and answer the questions.

Old Fashioned Pound Cake Ingredients

  • 2-cups cake flour

  • 1 ½ -cups granulated sugar

  • 3-teaspoons baking soda

  • 1-teaspoon salt

  • 3/4-cup butter cut into bits

  • 1-Tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1-cup all-purpose flour

  • 6-eggs

  • 1-cup whole milk

  • 2-teaspoons vanilla flavoring


Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F

  • Mix all ingredients together mixing on medium high for at least 10 minutes until smooth.

  • Pour into lightly greased cake pans (2 layer pans)

  • Bake for 1 hour Cool on wire rack for 1 hour

Questions

1) List the ingredients that use a teaspoon and the amount needed. Add these to obtain the total number of teaspoons of ingredients needed.

2) List the ingredients that call for tablespoons of ingredients.

3) If 1 tablespoon equals 3 teaspoons, convert your answer from number 1 to tablespoons. From this answer and the answer from number 2 find the total number of tablespoons of ingredients needed for the pound cake.

4) If 16 tablespoons equals 1 cup, convert the total tablespoons of ingredients from number 3 to cups.

5) List the other ingredients (those not already accounted for) written in cups. Note that 1 egg equals 1/4 cup.

6) How many total cups of ingredients are needed for this recipe?

7) The above recipe will make a two-layer cake. Change the amount of ingredients to show the amounts needed for a one-layer cake.

8) If there are approximately 18 1/3 cups of flour in a 5-pound bag of flour, how many cakes can you make from a 5-pound bag of cake flour?

  • 9) If each item can be purchased in the following amounts, how many of each ingredient would you have to purchase to make five Two-Layer Old Fashioned Pound Cakes? Note you cannot purchase partial packages.
    • Cake Flour: 5-pound bag $4.28

    •  Sugar: 1-pound bag $1.26 (Note that 1 pound equals 2 1/4 cups)
    •  Baking Soda: 16-ounce box $0.67 (Note that 7-ounces equals 1 1/4 cups which equals 60 teaspoons)
    •  Salt: 16-ounce container $1.09 (Note that 1 ounce is approximately 5 teaspoons) ! Butter: 1-pound $1.99 (Note that 1 pound equals 2 cups of butter)
    •  Vegetable Oil: 8-ounces $2.98 (Note that 1 ounce equals 2 tablespoons)
    • All-purpose flour: 5-pound bag $1.29
    • Eggs: 12 eggs $1.99 or 18 eggs $2.59
    •  Milk: 1-pint $1.09 or 1-quart $1.55 (Note that 1 pint equals 2 cups and 2 pints equals 1 quart)
    • Vanilla: 4 ounces $4.37 (Note that 1 ounce equals 6 teaspoons)




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