Conversions

measuring cups

Volume measures

cup metric imperial
¼ cup 60ml 2 fl oz
⅓ cup 80ml 2½ fl oz
½ cup 125ml 4 fl oz
⅓ cup 160ml 5 fl oz
¾ cup 180ml 6 fl oz
1 cup 250ml 8 fl oz
2 cups 500ml 16 fl oz (1 US pint)
2½ cups 600ml 20 fl oz (1 imperial pint)
4 cups 1 litre 32 fl oz

 

Solid measures

metric imperial
20g ¾ oz
60g 2 oz
125g 4 oz
180g 6 oz
250g 8 oz
500g 16 oz (1 lb)
1kg 32 oz (2 lb)

Temperature

Celsius Farenheit
90 200
120 250
150 300
175 325
180 350
190 375
200 400
220 435
230 450
250 475
260 500

 

Ingredients U.S. Metric
Butter 1 tablespoon 14.175 grams
¼ cup (½ stick) 56.7 grams  (2 oz)
½ cup   (1 stick) 113.4 grams  (4 oz)
1 cup 226.8 grams  (8 oz)
1 stick 8 tablespoons
 Sugar  1 cup of white sugar 200 grams
1 cup of caster sugar 225 grams
1 cup of brown sugar (lightly packed) 160 grams
1 cup of brown sugar (firmly packed) 200 grams
1 cup of icing sugar 125 grams
1 teapsoon of caster sugar 4.2 grams
1 tablespoon of caster sugar 12.6 grams
Honey 1 tablespoon 21.25 grams
1/4 cup 85 grams
1 cup 340 grams
Salt 1/4 teaspoon 1.42 grams
1/2 teaspoon 2.84 grams
1 teaspoon 5.69 grams
1/2 tablespoon 8.53 grams
1 tablespoon 17.07 grams
Yeast 1 teaspoon instant dry yeast 3.1 grams
2 1/4 teaspoons instant dry yeast 7 grams
1 tablespoon instant dry yeast 9.3 grams
7 grams instant dry yeast 21 grams fresh yeast
Cornflour 1 cup 150 grams
1 teaspoon 3.3 grams
Flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 125 grams
1 cup whole wheat flour 120 grams
1 tablespoon of flour 8 grams
Coconut, desiccated  1 cup  85 grams
Sultanas  1 cup  170 grams
Sour Cream  1 cup  235 grams
 1/2 cup  117.5 grams
Yoghurt  1 cup  260 grams
 1/2 cup  130 grams
Cream 1 cup 240 grams
1/2 cup 120 grams
1 tablespoon 15 grams

 

Halving a recipe

Recipe uses: To halve:
¼ cup 2 tbsp
⅓ cup 2 tsp + 2 tbsp
½ cup ¼ cup
2/3 cup 1/3 cup
¾ cup 6 tbsp
1 tbsp 1.5 tsp