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Measuring Cups
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Sometimes you find a great recipe but it is in measurements that are not familiar to you, either metric or imperial depending on where you live. Conversion tables come in handy when this situation arises. Here are some common measurements that will help you create whatever recipe you wish to try.

Recipes require that the ingredients are measured accurately and it is a good idea to have a kitchen scale and set of complete measuring cups on hand when baking.

US CUPS

Cups to Metric

  • 1/4 cup equals 60 ml
  • 1/3 cup equals 70 ml
  • 1/2 cup equals 125 ml
  • 2/3 cup equals 150 ml
  • 3/4 cup equals 175 ml
  • 1 cup equals 250 ml
  • 1 1/2 cups equals 275 ml
  • 2 cups equals 500 ml
  • 4 cups equals 1 litre

OVEN TEMPERATURES

Celsius to Fahrenheit to Gas and Description

  • 110 C equals 225 F equals 1/4 Gas equals Cool
  • 120 C equals 250 F equals 1/2 Gas equals Cool
  • 140 C equals 275 F equals 1 Gas equals very low heat
  • 150 C equals 300 F equals 2 Gas equals very low heat
  • 160 C equals 325 F equals 3 Gas equals low heat
  • 170 C equals 325 F equals 3 Gas equals moderate
  • 180 C equals 350 F equals 4 Gas equals moderate
  • 190 C equals 375 F equals 5 Gas equals hot oven
  • 200 C equals 400 F equals 6 Gas equals hot oven
  • 220 C equals 425 F equals 7 Gas equals very hot
  • 230 C equals 450 F equals 8 Gas equals extremely

WEIGHT

Metric equals Imperial

  • 15 grams equals 1/2 oz
  • 25 grams equals 1 oz
  • 40 grams equals1 1/2 oz
  • 55 grams equals 2 oz
  • 70 grams equals 1 1/2 oz
  • 85 grams equals 3 oz
  • 100 grams equals 3 1/2 oz
  • 115 grams equals 4 oz
  • 125 grams equals 4 1/2 oz
  • 140 grams equals 5 oz
  • 150 grams equals 5 1/2 oz
  • 175 grams equals 6 oz
  • 200 grams equals 7 oz
  • 225 grams equals 8 oz
  • 250 grams equals 9 oz
  • 280 grams equals 10 oz
  • 315 grams equals 11 oz
  • 350 grams equals 12 oz
  • 375 grams equals 13 oz
  • 400 grams equals 14 oz
  • 425 grams equals 15 oz
  • 450 grams equals 1 lb
  • 500 grams equals 1 lb 2 oz
  • 600 grams equals 1 lb 5 oz
  • 700 grams equals 1 lb 9 oz
  • 800 grams equals 1 lb 12 oz
  • 900 grams equals 2 lbs
  • 1 kg equals 2 lb 4 oz

VOLUME

Metric to Imperial

  • 25 ml equals 1 fl oz
  • 50 ml equals 2 fl oz
  • 75 ml equals 2 1/2 fl oz
  • 100 ml equals 3 1/2 fl oz
  • 125 ml equals 4 fl oz
  • 150 ml equals 5 fl oz
  • 175 ml equals 6 fl oz
  • 200 ml equals 7 fl oz
  • 225 ml equals 8 fl oz
  • 250 ml equals 9 fl oz
  • 300 ml equals 10 fl oz
  • 350 ml equals 12 fl oz
  • 400 ml equals 14 fl oz
  • 425 ml equals 15 fl oz
  • 450 ml equals 16 fl oz
  • 500 ml equals 18 fl oz
  • 600 ml equals 1 pint
  • 700 ml equals 1 1/4 pints
  • 850 ml equals 1 1/2 pints
  • 1 litre equals 1 3/4 pints
  • 1.5 litres equals 2 3/4 pints
  • 2 litres equals 3 1/2 pints
  • 2.5 litres equals 4 1/2 pints
  • 3 litres equals 5 1/4 pints

*Keep in mind that recipes from the UK have different measurements for cups.

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