You can also find this type of brown sugar in England.
Molasses - again, cookies and BBQ sauce. My friend Susan recommend using Zuckerrübensyrup - found in the Brotaufstrich aisle of larger grocery stores. Picture Source
Wonderfully easy to put in an over-loaded bag! I buy cumin seeds at an Indian store, then grind them to use in dishes.
Makes the best spinach dip! and I have yet to find it here!
What American doesn't miss these? Picture source
Vanilla Extract - Vanillezucker is the substitute (not at all the same!). I make my own extract - easy and good! Picture Source
So many uses! Natron is the German equivalent but I haven't tried it (or even seen it - I think it's availabe in bigger grocery stores); I just keep asking my parents to bring a box or two when they visit:) Picture Source
Butter 1/2 cup = 1 stick = 125g (1/2 block of butter)
Sugar (white) 1 cup = 205g
Sugar (brown, packed) 1 cup = 204g
Flour (white) 1 cup = 131g
Backpulver 1pkg = 5 Tbs
Vanillezucker 1pkg = 2 tsp