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Dry Ingredients

METRIC IMPERIAL METRIC IMPERIAL
7g 1/4oz 425g 15oz
15g 1/2oz 450g 1lb
20g 3/4oz 500g 1lb 2oz
25g 1oz 550g 11/4lb
40g 1 1/2oz 600g 1lb 5oz
50g 2oz 650g 1lb 7oz
60g 2 1/2oz 675g 11/2 lb
75g 3oz 700g 1lb 9oz
100g 3 1/2oz 750g 1lb 11oz
125g 4oz 800g 13/4 lb
140g 4 1/2oz 900g 2lb
150g 5oz 1kg 21/4 lb
165g 5 1/2oz 1.1kg 21/2 lb
175g 6oz 1.25kg 23/4 lb
200g 7oz 1.35kg 3lb
225g 8oz 1.5kg 3lb 6oz
250g 9oz 1.8kg 4lb
275g 10oz 2kg 41/2 lb
300g 11oz 2.25kg 5lb
350g 12oz 2.5kg 51/2 lb
375g 13oz 2.75kg 6lb
400g 14oz

Oven Temperatures

°C FAN °C °F GAS  DESCRIPTION
110 90 225 1/4 Very cool
120 100 250 1/2 Very cool
140 120 275 1 Cool
150 130 300 2 Cool
160 140 325 3 Warm
180 160 350 4 Moderate
190 170 375 5 Moderately hot
200 180 400 6 Fairly hot
220 200 425 7 Hot
230 210 450 8 Very hot

Liquid Measurements

Cup ml tbsp tsp Fluid Oz
1 237 16 48 8
3/4 177 12 36 6
2/3 158 11 32 5
1/2 118 8 24 4
1/3 79 51/3 16 3
1/4 59 4 12 2
1/8 30 2 6 1
1/16 1/2 1 3 1/2

 

1 cup 1/2 pint
2 cups 1 pint
4 cups 1 quart
2 pints 1 quart
4 quarts 1 gallon
8 quarts 1 peck
4 pecks 1 bushel

Quick Volumes

  • A pinch is less than 1/8 teaspoon
  • 1 metric teaspoon = 5ml
  • 1 metric dessertspoon = 10ml
  • 1 metric tablespoon = 15ml
  • 1 metric cup = 250ml
  • 1,000ml = 1L (litre) = 11/4 pints
  • (approx.)

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