Cooking Measurements Conversions

Cooking Measurements Conversions

U.S. vs. Metric vs. Imperial (U.K.) Measures for the kitchen

Cooking can be challenging internationally due to the need to convert recipes to depending on your location. We Compiled a Cooking Equivalent Measurements for you to use when converting a recipe.
The charts below offer equivalents for United States, metric, and Imperial (U.K.) measures.

Volume Equivalents

Oven Temperatures:

Fahrenheit (Degrees) Celsius  Gas Mark (Imperial) Description
225°F   105°C   1/3 Gas Mark   very cool  
250°F   120°C   1/2 Gas Mark      
275°F   130°C   Gas Mark   cool  
300°F   150°C   Gas Mark      
325°F   165°C   Gas Mark   very moderate  
350°F   180°C   Gas Mark   moderate  
375°F   190°C   Gas Mark      
400°F   200°C   Gas Mark   moderately hot  
425°F   220°C   Gas Mark   hot  
450°F   230°C   Gas Mark      
475°F   245°C   Gas Mark   very hot  

 

Dry/Weight Measure:

  Ounces   Pounds   Metric  
 1/8 teaspoon or less    a pinch or 6 drops            .5 ml  
 1/4 teaspoon    15 drops           1 ml  
 1/2 teaspoon    30 drops           2 ml  
 1 teaspoon    1/3 tablespoon    1/6 ounce       5 ml   
 3 teaspoons    1 tablespoon    1/2 ounce       14 grams  
 1 tablespoon    3 teaspoons    1/2 ounce       14 grams  
 2 tablespoons    1/8 cup    1 ounce        28 grams  
 4 tablespoons    1/4 cup    2 ounces        56.7 grams  
5 tablespoons pus 1 teaspoon   1/3 cup   2.6 ounces       75.6 grams  
8 tablespoons   1/2 cup   4 ounces   1/4 pound   113 grams  
10 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons   2/3 cup   5.2 ounces       151 grams  
12 tablespoons   3/4 cup   6 ounces   .375 pound   170 grams  
16 tablespoons   1 cup   8 ounces   500 or 1/2 pound   225 grams  
32 tablespoons   2 cups       1 pound   454 grams  
64 tablespoons   4 cups or 1 quart   32 ounces   2 pounds   907 grams  

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Liquid or Volume Measurements:

 Measure Fluid ounces tablespoons/cups M/litre | Litre  
1 cup   8 fluid ounces   1/2 pint   16 tablespoons   237 ml  
2 cups   16 fluid ounces   1 pint   32 tablespoons   474 ml  
4 cups   32 fluid ounces   1 quart   64 tablespoons    946 .4  
2 pints   32 fluid ounces   1 quart   4 cups   946  
4 quarts   128 fluid ounces   1 gallon   16 cups   3.785 liters  
8 quarts   256 fluid ounces or one peck   2 gallons   32 cups   7.57 liters  

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Conversions For Ingredients Commonly Used In Baking

Ingredients Ounces Grams
1 cup all-purpose flour   5   142  
1 cup granulated (white) sugar   7   198  
1 cup firmly-packed brown sugar (light or dark)   7   198  
1 cup cocoa powder   3   85  

Comments (1)

  • JamSmith

    JamSmith

    13 June 2017 at 11:22 |
    These measures are really useful. I'm a cooking freak and whenever I try to prepare any recipe from any book or website, I get confused with various measures. Along with this blog, I also use online tool Binarytranslator to convert all the cooking measures.

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