# How to Double a Recipe

### What does it mean to double the recipe?

Doubling a recipe is a super smart thing to do. It

**means you can cook once and have leftovers for a later meal**. I always try to cook enough that I can eat at least twice off of the same meal. This is my secret to keeping myself and my family healthy! Here are some tips for how to double a recipe.### How do you double servings?

First,

**divide the number of servings you need by the number the recipe makes**. So, if you need two servings and the recipe makes four: 2 ÷ 4 =. 5. If you need eight servings and the recipe makes six: 8 ÷ 6 = 1.3.### Is it safe to double a recipe?

Double or halve a recipe – For

**most recipes,the ingredients can simply be doubled**. The exception to this rule is recipes that call for baking soda or baking powder. Reduce each by 1/8 teaspoon for every teaspoon the recipe requires.### When you double a recipe should you double the salt?

What about in baking? A: For most recipes, you can simply double the ingredients, though many sources recommend using

**1 1/2 times the amount of spices when doubling**. That includes salt, pepper, curry powder, cinnamon, paprika and garlic powder.### When you double a recipe do you double the time?

6. Cooking and baking time will be different. When you double a batch of cookies it doesn’t take double the time to bake them,

**it just makes more of them**. Doubling a cake will make it take longer to bake, but it won’t double the time.### How much time do you add when doubling a recipe?

**So If you’re doubling something that would take 1 hour to bake.**

- Remove 1/3 (Leaving 40 minutes)
- Double this new amount (Giving 80 minutes)
- Add your original 1/3 back on. ( 100 minutes)

### Do you double the amount of water to rice?

What is the Ratio of Water to Rice? The basic water to white rice ratio is 2 cups water to 1 cup rice.

**You can easily, double and even triple the recipe**; just make sure you are using a pot large enough to hold the rice as it cooks and expands.### What is 3 4c doubled?

Scale, Half and Double Quantity Amounts in a Recipe (Chart)

Original Recipe Measure | Half Scaled Measure | Double Scaled Measure |
---|---|---|

3/4 cup | 3 tbsp. | 1 1/2 cups |

1 cup (1/2 pint) | 1/2 cup | 2 cups |

1 1/4 cups | 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp. | 2 1/2 cups |

1 1/3 cups | 10 tbsp. + 2 tsp. | 2 2/3 cups |

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### What adjustments should you keep in mind when doubling a recipe?

According to the editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine, a double recipe should include

**only 1.5 times the amount of seasonings the original recipe called for**. The same goes for alcohol, baking powder and baking soda. And, when you heat the oven or stovetop for a double recipe, don’t double the temperature.### How much does 2 cups of rice serve?

One (1) cup raw rice yields 3 ½ cups cooked rice, or enough for 3 light eaters. To be sure you have enough rice, prepare 1 ½ cups raw rice for 3 or 4 people and 2 cups raw rice for

**4 to 6 people**.### How much water do I use for 2 cups of rice?

To cook long-grained white rice on the stove, use a

**2 to 1 water to rice ratio**. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a small saucepan with a tight-fitting lid. You can add an optional pinch of salt if you wish.### What is the ratio of water to rice?

Then, measure the proper water to rice ratio.

Measure **1 1/2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon olive oil for every cup of uncooked rice**. (1 cup dry rice yields about 3 cups cooked.) Combine the rice, oil, and water in a medium saucepan, and stir to combine. Bring to a boil over high heat.

### Is 1 cup of rice enough for 2?

Measure one cup of long grain white rice into a cup and level it off. One cup of dry rice will make

**enough cooked rice for two to three adult servings**. (Or two adults and two small children.) The cool thing about this recipe is it is proportional.### How much does 1 cup rice make cooked?

One cup of uncooked rice will yield approximately

**three cups cooked**.### Is one cup of rice enough for one person?

When it comes to rice the norm seems to be about

**½ cup (90g) per person**, although some people prefer to use a bit less – about 1/3 cup (60g) per person. And remember we are talking about uncooked rice here, which means that when it’s cooked it’s usually about a cup per person, as rice doubles in size.### How much rice is enough for 2?

So to make two servings of rice, you need to make

**1 cup of cooked rice**. An easy way to remember the rice to water ratio is the 1-2-3 method. According to Michigan State University, 1 cup of dry rice cooked with 2 cups of water gives you 3 cups or six servings of cooked rice.### How much rice do you cook per person?

How much rice per person? We recommend allowing

**50-75g of uncooked rice per serving**. This equates to 50-75ml per person if using a measuring jug which is often quicker than weighing it.### How much rice is in a cup?

First of all, a cup is a unit of volume rather than weight. A cup of raw, uncooked, rice will weigh about

**180 grams**. A cup of cooked rice, that’s been boiled or steamed, will weigh about 200 grams.