| Basic Measurement Chart |

 All the recipes on this blog are tried & tested with exact measurements however please feel free to change measurements as per your tastes & likes.
 
Basic Measurements: Since we all use different measurement systems all over the world, here’s the basic system on which most of my recipes are based.
 
Tbsp = Tablespoon
Tsp   = Teaspoon
fl.Oz – Fluid Ounce
ml = Milliliter
F = Fahrenheit
C = Celsius
 

Volume Conversions: Normally used for liquids only

Customary
quantity

Metric
equivalent

1 teaspoon

5 mL
1 tablespoon or 1/2
fl. Oz.

15 mL

1 fl. oz or 1/8
cup

30 mL

1/4 cup or 2 fl.
Oz.

60 mL

1/3 cup

80 mL

1/2 cup or 4 fl.
Oz.

120 mL

2/3 cup

160 mL

3/4 cup or 6 fl.
Oz.

180 mL

1 cup or 8 fl. Oz.
or 1/2 pint

240 mL
1 ½ cups or 12
fl ounces

350 mL

2 cups or 1
pint or 16 fl. Oz.

475 mL
3 cups or 1 ½ pints

700 mL

4 cups or 2
pints or 1 quart

950 mL
4 quarts or 1
gallon

3.8 L

Note: In cases where higher precision is not
justified:
  1 cup =    250 mL
  1 pint =    500 mL
  1 quart =  1 L
  1 gallon = 4 L

 

Weights of common ingredients in grams

Ingredient

1
cup
3/4 cup2/3 cup1/2
cup
1/3
cup
1/4
cup

2
Tbsp

Flour, all purpose (wheat)

120 g90 g80 g60 g40 g30 g

15 g

Flour, well sifted all purpose
(wheat)

110 g80 g70 g55 g35 g27 g13 g
Sugar, granulated cane200 g150 g130 g100 g65 g50 g

25 g

Confectioner’s sugar (cane)

100 g75 g70 g50 g35 g25 g13 g
Brown sugar, packed firmly180 g135 g120 g90 g60 g45 g

23 g

Corn meal

160 g120 g100 g80 g50 g40 g20 g
Corn starch120 g90 g80 g60 g40 g30 g

15 g

Rice, uncooked

190 g140 g125 g95 g65 g48 g24 g
Macaroni, uncooked140 g100 g90 g70 g45 g35 g

17 g

Couscous, uncooked180 g135 g120 g90 g60 g45 g

22 g

Oats, uncooked quick90 g65 g60 g45 g30 g22 g11 g
Table salt300 g230 g200 g150 g100 g75 g

40 g

Butter

240 g180 g160 g120 g80 g60 g

30 g

Vegetable shortening

190 g140 g125 g95 g65 g48 g

24 g

Chopped fruits and vegetables

150 g110 g100 g75 g50 g40 g

20 g

Nuts, chopped

150 g110 g100 g75 g50 g40 g

20 g

Nuts, ground

120 g90 g80 g60 g40 g30 g

15 g

Bread crumbs, fresh, loosely
packed

60 g45 g40 g30 g20 g15 g

8 g

Bread crumbs, dry

150 g110 g100 g75 g50 g40 g

20 g

Parmesan cheese, grated90 g65 g60 g45 g30 g22 g

11 g

 

TEMPERATURES

275F

140C

300F

150C
325F

160C

350F

180C

375F

190C

400F

200C

425F

210C
450F

220C

475F

240C

 

CAKE TINS SIZES

20cm = 8 inch
23cm = 9 inch
25cm = 10 inch

WEIGHT CONVERSIONS

15g = half oz

30g = 1 oz

45g = 1 and half oz

60g = 2 oz

75g = 2 and half oz

90g = 3 oz

100g = 3 and half oz

125g = 4 oz

150g = 5 oz

175g = 6 oz

200g = 7 oz

250g = 8 oz

275g = 9 oz

300g = 10 oz

325g = 11 oz

350g = 12 oz

375g = 13 oz

400g = 14 oz

450g = 15 oz

500g = 1 lb