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Bread Crumb Equivalencies

By Cook's Illustrated Published November 2010

What do I do if I have frozen breadcrumbs and a recipe calls for bread slices processed into crumbs?

Grinding stale bread into bread crumbs and freezing them for later use is thrifty, but if your recipe calls for "1 slice sandwich bread, processed into crumbs," how much of your freezer stash should you use? Here's a handy guide.

1 LARGE SLICE (1.5 oz.)SANDWICH BREADFROZEN CRUMBSFROZEN TOASTED CRUMBS
Finely Processed2/3 cup1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon
Coarsely Processed1 cup2/3 cup