Cups to Grams Conversion Chart- There have been too many times that I had to look this up. Saving this cup to gram conversions to this board for the next time I'm cooking and need to figure out a recipe.
Kitchen Basics 101: Making Half a Recipe Use the original cooking temperature/time as a reference point but monitor closely for the results you are looking for; If you are baking half a recipe of cake, bread or pie, then the cooking time about two thirds to three quarters of the original time. Pan Size: Try to use a pan that has half the volume of the one called for in the original recipe.
Royal icing, aka "Seven Minute Cement" ~ Excellent for putting together gingerbread houses or for piping delicate shapes, like snowflakes, onto waxed paper for later use as cupcake toppers. Nice for frosting cookies, to, but a bit stiff for cupcakes or cakes.