Converting Measurements

Converting Measurements


Essential Conversions

Volume to Volume
  • 3 teaspoons                                     1 tablespoon
  • 4 tablespoons                                  ¼ cup
  • 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon        ⅓ cup
  • 4 ounces                                          ½ cup
  • 8 ounce                                           1 cup
  • 1 cup                                               ½ pint
  • 2 pints                                             1 quart
  • 4 quarts                                           1 gallon
Volume to Weight
  • ¼ cup liquid or fat     2 ounces
  • ½ cup liquid or fat     4 ounces
  • 1 cup liquid or fat      8 ounces
  • 2 cup liquid or fat      1 pound
  • 1 cup sugar                7 ounces
  • 1 cup flour                 5 ounces

Metric Approximations

Measurements
  • ¼ teaspoon                      1.25 milliliters
  • ½ teaspoon                      2.5 milliliters
  • 1 teaspoon                       5 milliliters
  • 1 tablespoon                    15 milliliters
  • 1 fluid ounce                   30 milliliters
  • ¼ cup                               60 milliliters
  • ⅓ cup                               80 milliliters
  • ½ cup                               120 milliliters
  • 1 cup                                240 milliliters
  • 1 pint (2 cups)                  480 milliliters
  • 1 quart (4 cups)                960 milliliters (0.96 liters)
  • 1 gallon (4 quarts)            3.84 liters
  • 1 ounce (weight)               28 grams
  • ¼ pound (4 ounces)          114 grams
  • 1 pound (16 ounces)         454 grams
  • 2.2 pounds 1 kilogram      (1,000 grams)
  • 1 inch                                2.5 centimeters

Oven Temperatures
  • Description                  °Fahrenheit         °Celsius
  • Cool                                  200                      90
  • Very slow                          250                     120
  • Slow                               300-325             150-160
  • Moderately slow            325-350             160-180
  • Moderate                        350-375             180-190
  • Moderately hot               375-400             190-200
  • Hot                                 400-450              200-230
  • Very hot                         450-500              230-260

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