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Does anyone have any idea what a size #2-1/2 can is? I have an old recipe that calls for this size and I am lost! Thanks for your help.

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Here is a chart.

Can Size Number

 

Approximate
Volume of Food

Approximate
Weight of Food

No. 300

1 3/4 cups

14 to 16 ounces

No. 303

2 cups

16 to 17 ounces

No. 2

2 1/2 cups

20 ounces

No. 2 1/2

3 1/2 cups

27 to 29 ounces

No. 1 picnic

1 1/4 cups

10 1/2 to 12 ounces

No. 3

5 3/4 cups

51 ounces

No. 10

3 quarts

 

6 1/2 pounds to 7 pounds and 5 ounces

 

 

Posted on 26 Sep 2007

Brian Nummer
Food Safety Specialist

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