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Measurements Conversion Chart

US Dry Volume Measurements
MEASUREEQUIVALENT
1/16 teaspoon dash
1/8 teaspoon a pinch
3 teaspoons 1 Tablespoon
1/8 cup 2 tablespoons (= 1 standard coffee scoop)
1/4 cup 4 Tablespoons
1/3 cup 5 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
1/2 cup 8 Tablespoons
3/4 cup 12 Tablespoons
1 cup 16 Tablespoons
1 Pound 16 ounces
  
US liquid volume measurements
8 Fluid ounces 1 Cup
1 Pint 2 Cups (= 16 fluid ounces)
1 Quart 2 Pints (= 4 cups)
1 Gallon 4 Quarts (= 16 cups)
  
US to Metric Conversions
1/5 teaspoon 1 ml (ml stands for milliliter, one thousandth of a liter)
1 teaspoon 5 ml
1 tablespoon 15 ml
1 fluid oz. 30 ml
1/5 cup 50 ml
1 cup 240 ml
2 cups (1 pint) 470 ml
4 cups (1 quart) 950 ml
4 quarts (1 gal.) 3.8 liters
1 oz. 28 grams
1 pound 454 grams
  
Metric to US Conversions
1 milliliter 1/5 teaspoon
5 ml 1 teaspoon
15 ml 1 tablespoon
30 ml 1 fluid oz.
100 ml 3.4 fluid oz.
240 ml 1 cup
1 liter 34 fluid oz.
1 liter 4.2 cups
1 liter 2.1 pints
1 liter 1.06 quarts
1 liter .26 gallon
1 gram .035 ounce
100 grams 3.5 ounces
500 grams 1.10 pounds
1 kilogram 2.205 pounds
1 kilogram 35 oz.
  
Pan Size Equivalents
9-by-13-inches baking dish 22-by-33-centimeter baking dish
8-by-8-inches baking dish 20-by-20-centimeter baking dish
9-by-5-inches loaf pan 23-by-12-centimeter loaf pan (=8 cups or 2 liters in capacity)
10-inch tart or cake pan 25-centimeter tart or cake pan
9-inch cake pan 22-centimeter cake pan

Oven Temperature Conversions

   FarenheitCelsiusGas Mark
275º F 140º C gas mark 1-cool
300º F 150º C gas mark 2
325º F 165º C gas mark 3-very moderate
350º F 180º C gas mark 4-moderate
375º F 190º C gas mark 5
400º F 200º C gas mark 6-moderately hot
425º F 220º C gas mark 7- hot
450º F 230º C gas mark 9
475º F 240º C gas mark 10- very hot

Ratios for selected foods

MeasureEquivalents
Butter
1 T.
1 stick
14 grams
4 ounces=113 grams
1 Tablespoon
8 tablespoons

½ cup
4 sticks 16 ounces=452 grams
32 tablespoons 2 cups
Lemon
1 lemon 1 to 3 tablespoons juice, 1 to 1½ teaspoons grated zest
4 large lemons 1 cup juice ¼ cup grated zest
Chocolate
1 ounce ¼ cup grated                           40 grams


6 ounces chips 1 cup chips                             160 grams


cocoa powder
 1 cup                                     115 grams


Creams
Half and half ½ milk ½ cream 10.5 to 18 % butterfat
Light cream
18 % butterfat

Light whipping cream
26-30 % butterfat

Heavy cream whipping cream 36 % or more butterfat
Double cream extra-thick double cream,
Clotted or Devonshire
42 % butterfat

Measures for Pans and Dishes

InchesCentimeters
9-by-13-inches baking dish22-by-33-centimeter baking dish
8-by-8-inches baking dish20-by-20-centimeter baking dish
9-by-5-inches loaf pan (8 cups in capacity)23-by-12-centimeter loaf pan (2 liters in capacity)
10-inch tart or cake pan25-centimeter tart or cake pan
9-inch cake pan22-centimeter cake pan