Enter the original recipe amount into the calculator to determine the half recipe amount.

## Half Recipe Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the half recipe amount.

HR = R / 2

Variables:

- HR is the half recipe amount R is the original recipe amount

To calculate the half recipe amount, divide the original recipe amount by 2.

## What is a Half Recipe?

A half recipe refers to reducing the original quantities of ingredients in a recipe by half. This is often done when a smaller portion of a dish is desired, or when there are fewer people to serve. It involves careful calculations to ensure that the taste and texture of the dish remain the same. It’s important to also adjust cooking times and temperatures accordingly to achieve the desired results.

## How to Calculate Half Recipe?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Half Recipe amount.

- First, determine the original recipe amount (R).
- Next, divide the original recipe amount by 2 to calculate the half recipe amount (HR).
- Finally, calculate the Half Recipe amount.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer.

**Example Problem:**

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

Original recipe amount (R) = 100

Half recipe amount (HR) = ?