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Strawberry Equivalents

Other berries may be substituted for strawberries in recipes

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Strawberry Measures, Equivalents, and Substitutions

• 1-1/2 pounds = 2 pints or 1 quart
• 1 pint fresh strawberries = 1-1/2 to 2 cups sliced
• 1 pint = 12 large strawberries
• 1 pint = 24 medium strawberries
• 1 pint = 36 small strawberries
• 1 pint = 2-1/2 cups whole small strawberries
• 1 pint = 1-1/4 cups pureed
• 10 ounce package frozen = 1-1/2 cups
• 10 ounce package frozen in syrup = 1-1/4 cups
• 20 ounce package frozen whole = 4 cups
• 20 ounce package frozen whole = 2-1/2 cups sliced
• 20 ounce package frozen whole = 2-1/4 cups pureed
• 1 cup whole strawberries = 1/2 cup puree
• 4 ounces strawberries = 1 cup

Just about any type of berry may be substituted measure for measure in recipes calling for strawberries. They will not be strawberries, but the end result should be equally as tasty.

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