Your Guide to Cooking and Baking Conversions

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It’s exciting to try new recipes, like whole grain bagels recipe! It’s less exciting when your recipe calls for 5 milliliters of vanilla and you don’t know how to measure that. Don’t let these unfamiliar measurements scare you away from trying a new recipe though! Here are some basic conversions and equivalents that can help you with those recipes you aren’t quite sure about.

Basic Dry Ingredient Equivalents

1 Tablespoon = 3 teaspoons ⅛ cup = 2 Tablespoons ¼ cup  = 4 Tablespoons ⅓ cup = 5 ⅓ Tablespoons 1 cup  = 16 Tablespoons

Liquid Ingredient Equivalents

1 cup (½ pint) = 8 fluid oz 2 cups (1 pint) = 16 fluid oz 4 cups (1 quart – 2 pints) = 32 fluid oz 8 cups (4 pints) – 64 fluid oz 16 cups (4 quarts – 1 gallon) = 128 fluid oz

Weight

½ ounce = 14 g 1 ounce = 7 g 2 ounces = 57 g 8 ounces = 227 g 1 pound – 454 g

Volume

1 teaspoon = 5 ml 1 tablespoon = 15 ml ¼ cup = 60 ml ⅓ cup = 80 ml 1 cup = 240 ml

Length

⅛” = 3mm ¼” = 6mm ⅓” = 8mm 1” = 2.5 cm

Oven Temperatures

Fahrenheit Celcius
225℉    110℃
250℉ 120℃
275℉ 135℃
300℉ 150℃
325℉ 165℃
350℉ 175℃
375℉ 190℃
400℉ 205℃
425℉ 220℃
450℉ 230℃
475℉ 245℃
500℉ 260℃

*Helpful Hints

oz = ounces g = grams ml = milliliters mm = millimeters “ inch(es) cm = centimeters Next time you find yourself in a pinch with unfamiliar measurements, don’t panic! There’s no need to attempt to memorize all of those conversions, just refer back to this post whenever you need a reminder.