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how many carrots in a cup??

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recipe calls for 1 1/4 cup grated carrots - how many carrots is that? (making it right now - please help!)

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  1. sorry, but that really depends on the size of your carrots.

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      1. re: Quine

        of course it does - but most recipes are able to say "3 medium carrots" or "5 small carrots". theres gotta be some kind of rule on how to approximate.

        1. re: Nalega

          One large=1C grated (just don't ask how large is large. :-)

          http://www.foodsubs.com/Roots.html

          1. re: OldDog

            thank you. now THAT is a helpful answer, and a useful website.

            1. re: Nalega

              You're welcome. I find tons of good info on that site. Enjoy...