Metric Equivalents

Use the charts below to convert standard recipe measurements to metric measurements or cooking temperatures from Farehnheit to Celsius.

Liquid Ingredients by Volume

1/4 tsp = 1 ml
1/2 tsp = 2 ml
1 tsp = 5 ml
3 tsp = 1 tbl = 1/2 fl oz = 15 ml
2 tbls = 1/8 cup = 1 fl oz = 30 ml
4 tbls = 1/4 cup = 2 fl oz = 60 ml
5 1/3 tbls = 1/3 cup = 3 fl oz = 80 ml
8 tbls = 1/2 cup = 4 fl oz = 120 ml
10 2/3 = 2/3 cup = 5 fl oz = 160 ml
12 tbls = 3/4 cup = 6 fl oz = 180 ml
16 tbls = 1 cup = 8 fl oz = 240 ml
1 pt = 2 cups = 16 fl oz = 480 ml
1 qt = 4 cups = 32 fl oz = 960 ml
33 fl oz = 1000 ml = 1 l

Cooking/Oven Temperatures

Fahrenheit Celsius Gas Mark
Freeze Water 32° F 0° C  
Room Temp. 68° F 20° C  
Boil Water 212° F 100° C  
Bake 325° F
350° F
375° F
400° F
425° F
450° F
160° C
180° C
190° C
200° C
220° C
230° C
3
4
5
6
7
8
Broil     Grill

Equivalents for Different Types of Ingredients

Standard Cup Fine Powder
(ex. flour)
Grain
(ex. rice)
Granular
(ex. sugar)
Liquid Solids
(ex. butter)
Liquid
(ex. milk)
1 140 g 150 g 190 g 200 g 240 ml
3/4 105 g 113 g 143 g 150 g 180 ml
2/3 93 g 100 g 125 g 133 g 160 ml
1/2 70 g 75 g 95 g 100 g 120 ml
1/3 47 g 50 g 63 g 67 g 80 ml
1/4 35 g 38 g 48 g 50 g 60 ml
1/8 18 g 19 g 24 g 25 g 30 m

Dry Ingredients by Weight

(To convert ounces to grams, multiply the number of ounces by 30.)
1 oz = 1/16 lb = 30 g
4 oz = 1/4 lb = 120 g
8 oz = 1/2 lb = 240 g
12 oz = 3/4 lb = 360 g
16 oz = 1 lb = 480 g

Length

1 in = 2.5 cm
6 in = 1/2 ft = 15 cm
12 in = 1 ft = 30 cm
36 in = 3 ft = 1 yd = 90 cm
40 in = 100 cm = 1 m
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