Recipes

Warmup

Activity #1

Introduction to Recipe.

In this exercise, you are going to work with the following diagrams representing three mixtures of powdered drink mix and water.

How would the taste of Mixture A compare to the taste of Mixture B?

  • Complete the following statements:

(1.) Mixture B uses ______ cups of water and ______ teaspoons of drink mix.

(2.) The ratio of cups of water to teaspoons of drink mix in Mixture B is ________.

(3.) Mixture C uses ______ cups of water and ______ teaspoons of drink mix.

(4.) The ratio of cups of water to teaspoons of drink mix in Mixture C is ________.

(5.) How would the taste of Mixture B compare to the taste of Mixture C?

Activity #2

Recipe Planning.

You are making cupcakes for a bake sale, but are unsure of the correct ratio of food coloring to get the right purple. You decide to make purple frosting by adding 3 drops of red food coloring for every 1 drop of blue food coloring.

  • Fill in the table below the amount of red drops you would need for each different amount of blue drops.​