The 15 Minutes Per Pound Calculator helps determine the cooking time required based on the weight of your food item, with an optional temperature adjustment for precise results. For a straightforward calculation, use the Basic Calculator by entering the Weight (pounds) of your item, and the Cooking Time (minutes) will be calculated automatically.

To consider oven temperature adjustments, switch to the Advanced Calculator and enter the Weight (pounds) and Oven Temperature (°F). The Adjusted Cooking Time (minutes) will display a modified cooking duration based on the temperature provided. After entering all fields, click Calculate to see the result or Reset to clear the fields.

Input Field |
Purpose |

Weight (pounds) |
Enter the weight of the item you’re cooking, in pounds. |

Cooking Time (minutes) |
Displays the calculated cooking time based on 15 minutes per pound. Leave blank for auto-calculation. |

Oven Temperature (°F) |
Input the oven temperature to adjust the cooking time if different from the standard. |

Adjusted Cooking Time (minutes) |
Shows the adjusted cooking time based on weight and temperature settings. |

### How To Calculate

**Example 1 – Basic Calculation**

Step |
Calculation Process |

Step 1 |
Enter **Weight (pounds)** as 10. |

Step 2 |
Leave **Cooking Time (minutes)** blank. |

**Result** |
The calculator displays **Cooking Time (minutes)** as 150, calculated at 15 minutes per pound. |

**Example 2 – Advanced Calculation**

Step |
Calculation Process |

Step 1 |
Enter **Weight (pounds)** as 10. |

Step 2 |
Enter **Oven Temperature (°F)** as 400. |

**Result** |
The calculator shows **Adjusted Cooking Time (minutes)** as 112.5 due to higher temperature adjustment. |