German Measurements

Old measurements = New measurements

M = 1 Metze = 3.435 Liter = 3.5 Quarts
V = 1 Viertel = 4 Metzen
1 Metze = 3.435 Liters
Loth = 14.62 grams = 1/2 ounce
1 Last  = 60 Scheffel 
1 Scheffel = 54.961 Liters
1 Wispel = 24  Scheffel
1 Scheffel = 16  Metzen = 48  Stof
1 Stof = 1.145 Liter

Words to know

umrühren - to stir
Gemengte - mixed
Kohlenglut - live coals, glowing coals
Schneebesen - whisk
Hafen - pot
giessen - to pour
stauben - to dust

gerührt - stirred
geloste - dissolved
schaumig - foamy
gegoßen - poured
geloste - dissolved
schlagrahm - whipped cream
Mandelöl - almond oil
Teig - dough
auflaug - casserole
gekocht - cooked
geschütten - pour
eidotter - egg yolks
Schnee - whip of eggs and milk
Hagebutter - rosehip

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