La Différence

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Monday, 16 March 2015

Detailed Conversion Chart

Chart courtesy of All Recipes  

Volume

When measuring liquid, cooking measurements are quite straightforward:

MetricImperialUS cups
250ml8 fl oz1 cup
180ml6 fl oz3/4 cup
150ml5 fl oz2/3 cup
120ml4 fl oz1/2 cup
75ml2 1/2 fl oz1/3 cup
60ml2 fl oz1/4 cup
30ml1 fl oz1/8 cup
15ml1/2 fl oz1 tablespoon
Weight

Check this chart for basic imperial to metric conversions:

1/2 oz15g
1 oz30g
2 oz60g
3 oz90g
4 oz110g
5 oz140g
6 oz170g
7 oz200g
8 oz225g
9 oz255g
10 oz280g
11 oz310g
12 oz340g
13 oz370g
14 oz400g
15 oz425g
1 lb450g
Spoons!

Ever stop to wonder about teaspoons, dessertspoons and tablespoons? Here are their metric equivalents. But first:

1 dessertspoon = 2 teaspoons
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon5ml
2 teaspoons10ml
1 tablespoon15ml
2 tablespoons30ml
3 tablespoons45ml
4 tablespoons60ml
5 tablespoons75ml
6 tablespoons90ml
7 tablespoons105ml


Also know that tablespoons can be easily used to convert dry (and wet) ingredients to/from US cups. Here's a simple conversion chart:

Tablespoons to US cups
1 tablespoon1/16 cup
2 tablespoons1/8 cup
4 tablespoons1/4 cup
5 tablespoons1/3 cup
8 tablespoons1/2 cup
10 tablespoons2/3 cup
12 tablespoons3/4 cup
16 tablespoons1 cup
Weight of common ingredients

Found a recipe in US cups? Keep in mind a cup of butter weighs much more than a cup of flour! Use this chart to convert common ingredients between cups, metric and imperial:

Plain flour and icing sugar
US cupsMetricImperial
1/8 cup15g1/2 oz
1/4 cup30g1 oz
1/3 cup40g1 1/2 oz
1/2 cup65g2 1/4 oz
2/3 cup85g3 oz
3/4 cup95g3 1/4 oz
1 cup125g4 1/2 oz


Porridge oats
US cupsMetricImperial
1/8 cup10g1/3 oz
1/4 cup20g3/4 oz
1/3 cup30g1 oz
1/2 cup45g1 1/2 oz
3/4 cup60g2 1/4 oz
1 cup85g3 oz


Sugar (caster and granulated)
US cupsMetricImperial
1/8 cup25g1 oz
1/4 cup50g1 3/4 oz
1/3 cup70g2 1/4 oz
1/2 cup100g3 1/2 oz
2/3 cup135g4 3/4 oz
3/4 cup150g5 1/4 oz
1 cup200g7 oz


Brown soft sugar
US cupsMetricImperial
1/8 cup25g1 oz
1/4 cup55g2 oz
1/3 cup75g2 1/2 oz
1/2 cup110g4 oz
2/3 cup150g5 oz
3/4 cup170g6 oz
1 cup220g7 3/4 oz


Honey, treacle and syrup
US cupsMetricImperial
1/8 cup45g1 1/2 oz
1/4 cup85g3 oz
1/3 cup110g4 oz
1/2 cup170g6 oz
2/3 cup225g8 oz
3/4 cup250g9 oz
1 cup340g12 oz


Butter and margarine
US cupsMetricImperial
1/8 cup25g1 oz
1/4 cup60g2 oz
1/3 cup75g3 oz
1/2 cup110g4 oz
2/3 cup150g5 1/4 oz
3/4 cup180g6 1/4 oz
1 cup225g8 oz
Quick conversions

For other common ingredients, here are some quick conversions from US cups to metric:

1 cup chocolate chips = 150g 
1 cup cocoa powder = 125g 
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans = 125g 
1 cup walnut or pecan halves = 100g 
1 cup desiccated coconut = 75g 
1 tablespoon baking powder = 15g 
1 tablespoon salt = 18g 
1 cup grated Cheddar cheese = 120g 
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese = 80g 
1 cup dried breadcrumbs = 120g 
1 cup couscous = 175g 
1 cup lentils = 190g 
1 cup sultanas or raisins = 170g 
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