[Sca-cooks] Measuring Honey

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Thu Feb 21 18:56:11 PST 2008

The National Honey Board says that 1 gallon of honey weighs roughly 12 
pounds (192 oz), varying slightly because of the moisture content.

1 fl oz = 1.5 oz
1/2 cup = 6 oz.
1 cup = 12 oz
1 pt = 24 oz
1 qt = 48 oz


> This is one that has bit me in the butt before, so prior to any
> redacting I would appreciate a refresher course in measuring Honey.
> How do you convert the weight measure to a liquid measure. Meaning, if
> something calls for 1 lb of honey how would one measure that without
> using a scale? I seem to remember that 16 oz by weight does not
> translate to 16 fl oz by liquid measure.
> I am sorry to ask such a simple question, but this is one of those
> things that my little brain cannot seem to hold on to. Like my total
> inability to pronounce the  name of the condiment Worschestershire
> Sauce. Can't do it.
> Grazie!
> Serena da Riva

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