Basic Measurement Chart (Conversion for Cooking & Baking)

Basic Measurement and Conversion chart for Cooking & Baking. It has all the measurements you need from dry, flour, liquid to tbsp, tsp, cake tins, etc.

This is the Best Measurement / Conversion Chart

All the recipes on this blog are tried & tested using this basic measurement chart. 

Conversion Chart for Baking Cooking: #conversionchart #measurement #cooking #baking #recipes 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

 

 
 

 

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(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

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Weights of common ingredients in grams

Ingredient

1 cup 

 3/4 cup

2/3 cup

1/2 cup

1/3 cup

1/4 cup

2 Tbsp

Flour, all-purpose

120 g

90 g

80 g

60 g

40 g

30 g

15 g

Flour, well sifted all-purpose 

110 g

80 g

70 g

55 g

35 g

27 g

13 g

Sugar, granulated cane

200 g

150 g

130 g

100 g

65 g

50 g

25 g

Confectioner’s sugar (cane)

100 g

75 g

70 g

50 g

35 g

25 g

13 g

Brown sugar, packed firmly

180 g

135 g

120 g

90 g

60 g

45 g

23 g

Cornmeal

160 g

120 g

100 g

80 g

50 g

40 g

20 g

Cornstarch

120 g

90 g

80 g

60 g

40 g

30 g

15 g

Rice, uncooked

190 g

140 g

125 g

95 g

65 g

48 g

24 g

Macaroni, uncooked

140 g

100 g

90 g

70 g

45 g

35 g

17 g

Couscous, uncooked

180 g

135 g

120 g

90 g

60 g

45 g

22 g

Oats, uncooked quick

90 g

65 g

60 g

45 g

30 g

22 g

11 g

Table salt

300 g

230 g

200 g

150 g

100 g

75 g

40 g

Butter

240 g

180 g

160 g

120 g

80 g

60 g

30 g

Vegetable shortening

190 g

140 g

125 g

95 g

65 g

48 g

24 g

Chopped fruits & vegetables

150 g

110 g

100 g

75 g

50 g

40 g

20 g

Nuts, chopped

150 g

110 g

100 g

75 g

50 g

40 g

20 g

Nuts, ground

120 g

90 g

80 g

60 g

40 g

30 g

15 g

Breadcrumbs

60 g

45 g

40 g

30 g

20 g

15 g

8 g

Breadcrumbs, dry

150 g

110 g

100 g

75 g

50 g

40 g

20 g

Parmesan cheese, grated

90 g

65 g

60 g

45 g

30 g

22 g

11 g

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TEMPERATURES

Farenheit (F)

Celsius(C)

275F

140C

300F

150C

325F

160C

350F

180C

375F

190C

400F

200C

425F

210C

450F

220C

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CAKE TINS SIZES

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

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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

 

 

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2 Replies to "Basic Measurement Chart (Conversion for Cooking & Baking)"

  • comment-avatar
    Molly Kumar April 21, 2012 (4:44 am)

    Thanks so much and nice to hear from you.
    Lets stay in touch !!! Enjoy

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    Pooja Srivastava April 20, 2012 (9:20 pm)

    Lovely to see your Site, got it thru FB from Supriya srivastava.
    I live in California too and share the same passion for cooking.
    Will keep looking for yum recipes.
    Pooja

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