Conversions

Adapted from Smitten Kitchen

Temperature Conversions

275°F = 140°C = gas mark 1
300°F = 150°C = gas mark 2
325°F = 165°C = gas mark 3
350°F = 180°C = gas mark 4
375°F = 190°C = gas mark 5
400°F = 200°C = gas mark 6
425°F = 220°C = gas mark 7
450°F = 230°C = gas mark 9
475°F = 240°C = gas mark 10

U.S. Volume Equivalents

1 pinch = 1/8 teaspoon
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons = 1/16 cup = 1/2 ounce
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup = 1 ounce = 1 standard coffee scoop
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup = 2 ounces
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
6 tablespoons = 3/8 cup = 3 ounces
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup = 4 ounces
10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup = 6 ounces
16 tablespoons = 1 cup = 8 ounces
2 cups = 1 pint = 1/2 quart = 16 ounces
4 cups = 2 pints = 1 quart = 32 ounces
16 cups = 8 pints = 4 quarts = 1 gallon

Common Ingredient Equivalents

Butter

Cup Gram Ounce Pound
stick 1/2 113.4g 4 oz 0.25 lb
half stick 1/4 56.7g 2 oz 0.125 lb
double stick 1 226.8g 8 oz 0.5 lb
tablespoon 3/50 14.2g 0.5 oz 0.03 lb
teaspoon 1/50 4.7g 0.16 oz 0.01 lb

Sugar:

Cup Gram Ounce Pound Kilogram
1/4 50g 1.76 oz 0.11 lb 0.05kg
1/3 66.7g 2.4 oz 0.147 lb 0.07kg
1/2 100g 3.53 oz 0.22 lb 0.1kg
5/8 125g 4.41 oz 0.28 lb 0.125kg
2/3 133g 4.70 oz 0.29 lb 0.13kg
3/4 150g 5.29 oz 0.3 lb 0.15kg
1 200g 7.1 oz 0.4 lb 0.2kg

1 pound packed brown = 2 1/4 cups packed brown
1 pound powdered sugar = 3 1/2 to 4 cups
1 3/4 cups powdered sugar = 1 cup white sugar

Chocolate
1 ounce = 1/4 cup grated
6 ounces chips = 1 cup chips
1 pound cocoa = 4 cups cocoa

Creams
Half and half = 1/2 milk + 1/2 cream = 10.5 to 18 percent butterfat
Light cream = 18 percent butterfat
Light whipping cream = 30 to 26 percent butterfat
Heavy cream = whipping cream = 36 percent or more butterfat
Double cream = extra-thick double cream = clotted or Devonshire cream = 42 percent butterfat

Eggs
1 large egg (approximately) = 1 tablespoon yolk + 2 tablespoons white
1 cup = 4 jumbo = 4 to 5 extra-large = 5 large = 5 to 6 medium = 7 small

Flour
1 pound = 4 cups all-purpose or bread flours
1+ cup self-rising flour = 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour + 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder + 1/2 teaspoon salt

Lemon
1 lemon = 1 to 3 tablespoons juice, 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons grated zest
4 large lemons = 1 cup juice = 1/4 cup grated zest

Onion
1 pound = 2 1/2 cups sliced or chopped

Yeast
1 cake = 3/5 ounce = 1 packet dry = 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 teaspoons dry

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