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Outdated recipe quantity - "a can of coconut"

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My MIL (85 and going strong) was recently stumped by one of her old recipes which called for a can of coconut. I dimly remember it being packed in cans when I was a kid. Does anyone remember how much a can held?

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  1. I have a can in my fridge (a can bought in the last year, just to be clear!) and it is 7 oz.

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    1. re: Katie Nell

      Thanks! I hadn't seen it in cans for a long time indeed.