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Weights and Measures - Conversion

The recipes on this site use some sort of measuring reference. Metric measures and their imperial equivalents have been provided rounded out to the nearest figure for use during preparation. Different charts from different authorities vary slightly; click on any of the links below to find out details of the measures we recommend to be used consistently throughout our recipes.

- Oven Temperature Chart
- Cup and Spoon Measures
- Liquid Conversion
- Dry Ingredient's conversion
- Length

Oven Temperature Chart

 Settings 0C 0F Gas Mark
Very slow 120 250

1/2

Slow 150 300

12

Mod. Slow 160 325

3

Moderate 180 350

4

Mod. hot 190 375

56

Hot 200 400

67

Very hot 230 450

89

Cup & Spoon Measures

  • All cup and spoon measurements are level.

  • A basic metric cup set consists of 1 cup, 1/2 Cup, 1/3 Cup and 1/4 cup sizes.

  • The basic spoon set comprises 1 tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon and 1/4 teaspoon.

1 cup

250 ml / 8 fl oz

cup

125 ml / 4floz

1/3 cup

SOmL/

cup (4 tbsp)

2 fl oz

3 tablespoons (tbsp)

60 ml / 2 fl oz

1 tablespoon

20 ml

1 teaspoon (tsp)

5 ml

1/2 teaspoon (tsp)

2.5 ml

1/4 teaspoon (tsp)

1.25 ml

Liquids

Metric Imperial
30 ml L fl oz
6Oml 2 fl oz
1OO ml 3 1/2 fl oz
125 ml 4 fl oz (1/2 Cup)
155 ml 5 fl oz
170 ml 5 1/2 fl oz (2/3 Cup)
200 ml 6 fl oz
250ml 8 fl oz (1 Cup)
300 ml 9 fl oz
375 ml 12 fl oz
410 ml 13 fl oz
470 ml 15 fl oz
500 ml 16 fl oz (2 cups)
600 ml 1 Pt (20 fl oz)
750 ml 1 pt (5 fl oz) 3 Cups
1 liter (1000 ml) 1 Pt (12 Fl oz) 4 Cups

Dry Ingredients

Metric Imperial
15 g oz
30 g 1 oz
45 g 1 oz
60 g 2 oz
75 g 2 oz
100 g 3 oz
125 g 4 oz
155 g 5 oz
185 g 6 oz
200 g 6 oz
250 g 8 oz
300 g 9 oz
350 g 11 oz
375 g 12 oz
400 g 12  oz
425 g 13 oz
400 g 14 oz
470 g 15 oz
500 g 1 lb (16 oz)
750 g 1 lb (8 oz)
1kg (l000g) 2 lb

Length

Metric Imperial
5 mm 1/4 inch
1 cm 1/2 inch
2 cm 3/4 inch
5 cm 2 inch
8 cm 3 inch
10 cm 4 inch
12 cm 5 inch
15 cm 6 inch
20 cm 8 inch
25 cm 10 inch
30 cm 12 inch
46 cm l8 inch
50 cm 20 inch
61 cm 24 inch


 

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