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Common Baking and Cooking Conversions

Volume and weight conversions are an important resource to have in the kitchen. When halving or doubling a recipe, making the correct conversions can make or break your final results.

To help, we’ve created this handy converter chart with some of the most common ingredients and conversions including oz to ml and grams to cups.

Bookmark it or print it and stick it on your fridge so you can cook with ease, no matter which measurement system your recipe uses.

Oven Temperature (°F to °C to Gas Mark)

250°F 120°C gas mark 1/2
275°F 135°C gas mark 1
300°F 150°C gas mark 2
325°F 160°C gas mark 3
350°F 175°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 8
475°F 245°C gas mark 9
500°F 260°C gas mark 10

Converting Fahrenheit and Celcius

Conversion Tables

Cup, Tablespoon (tbsp), and Teaspoon (tsp) to Milliliters (ml) – (cup to ml)

1 cup16 tbsp48 tsp240 ml
3/4 cup12 tbsp36 tsp180 ml
2/3 cup11 tbsp32 tsp160 ml
1/2 cup8 tbsp24 tsp120 ml
1/3 cup5 tbsp16 tsp80 ml
1/4 cup4 tbsp12 tsp60 ml
1 tbsp15 ml
1 tsp5 ml

Cup to Fluid ounces – (cup to fl. oz)

1 cup8 fl oz
3/4 cup6 fl oz
2/3 cup5 fl oz
1/2 cup4 fl oz
1/3 cup3 fl oz
1/4 cup2 fl oz
2 tbsp1 fl oz
1 tbsp0.5 fl oz

Ounces to Grams – (oz to g)

1 ounce28 grams
2 ounces55 grams
3 ounces85 grams
3.5 ounces100 grams
4 ounces115 grams
5 ounces140 grams
6 ounces170 grams
8 ounces225 grams
10 ounces285 grams
12 ounces340 grams
16 ounces455 grams

Pounds to Grams and Kilograms – (lb to g and kg)

1/4 pound115 grams
1/2 pound225 grams
3/4 pound340 grams
1 pound455 grams
1.25 pound567 grams
1.5 pound680 grams
2 pounds908 grams
2.5 pounds1.15 kilograms
3 pounds1.35 kilograms

Ingredients

Yeast substitution

100 grams fresh yeast40 to 50 grams active dry yeast33 grams instant yeast
1 tsp instant dry yeast3.1 grams
2 1/4 tsp instant dry yeast7 grams
1 tbsp instant dry yeast9.3 grams
7 grams instant dry yeast21 grams fresh yeast or about 1/2 block fresh yeast
7 grams instant dry yeast11 grams active dry yeast
7 grams instant dry yeast

FROM INSTANT DRY YEAST TO FRESH YEAST TO ACTIVE DRY YEAST

INSTANT DRY YEASTFRESH YEASTACTIVE DRY YEAST
1 gram3 grams1 grams
2 grams6 grams2 grams
3 grams9 grams4 grams
4 grams12 grams5 grams
5 grams15 grams6 grams
6 grams18 grams7 grams
7 grams21 grams8 grams
8 grams24 grams10 grams
9 grams27 grams11 grams
10 grams30 grams12 grams
11 grams33 grams13 grams
12 grams36 grams14 grams

Converting Yeast

DRY INGREDIENTS

All-purpose or Bread flour

Flour is the most important ingredient to measure accurately. Unfortunately, flour can be very difficult to measure by volume (cus). Therefore, it is a good idea to invest in a kitchen scale, so you can measure your flour by weight.

1 cup125 grams4.4 ounces
7/8 cup110 grams3.9 ounces
3/4 cup95 grams3.3 ounces
2/3 cup85 grams2.9 ounces
5/8 cup80 grams2.8 ounces
1/2 cup65 grams2.2 ounces
3/8 cup45 grams1.7 ounces
1/3 cup40 grams1.5 ounces
1/4 cup30 grams1.1 ounces
1/8 cup15 grams0.6 ounces
1 tbsp9 grams

Cake flour

1 cup115 grams
3/4 cup86 grams
2/3 cup77 grams
1/2 cup58 grams
1/3 cup38 grams
1/4 cup29 grams

Rice flour

4 cups600 grams
2 cups300 grams
1 cup150 grams
7/8 cup130 grams
3/4 cup115 grams
2/3 cup100 grams
5/8 cup95 grams
1/2 cup75 grams
3/8 cup55 grams
1/3 cup50 grams
1/4 cup40 grams
1/8 cup20 grams

Granulated sugar & packed light brown sugar

1 cup200 grams
3/4 cup150 grams
2/3 cup133 grams
1/2 cup100 grams
1/3 cup67 grams
1/4 cup50 grams
2 tbsp25 grams
1 tbsp13 grams
1 tsp4 grams

Brown sugar

1 cup200 grams7.1 ounces
3/4 cup150 grams5.3 ounces
2/3 cup135 grams4.7 ounces
1/2 cup100 grams3 1/2 ounces
1/3 cup65 grams2.4 ounces
1/4 cup50 grams1.8 ounces
1/8 cup25 grams0.9 ounces
1 tbsp 15 grams

Cocoa powder

1 cup100 grams4.4 ounces
3/4 cup75 grams3.3 ounces
2/3 cup67 grams2.9 ounces
1/2 cup50 grams2.2 ounces
1/3 cup33 grams1.5 ounces
1/4 cup25 grams1.1 ounces
1/8 cup15 grams0.6 ounces
1 tbsp6 grams

Chocolate chips

1 cup175 grams6.2 ounces
7/8 cup155 grams5.4 ounces
3/4 cup130 grams4.6 ounces
2/3 cup115 grams4.1 ounces
5/8 cup110 grams3.9 ounces
1/2 cup90 grams3.1 ounces
3/8 cup65 grams2.3 ounces
1/3 cup60 grams2.1 ounces
1/4 cup45 grams1.5 ounces
1/8 cup20 grams0.8 ounces

Grated chocolate

1 cup125 grams4.4 ounces
7/8 cup110 grams3.9 ounces
3/4 cup95 grams3.3 ounces
2/3 cup85 grams2.9 ounces
5/8 cup80 grams2.8 ounces
1/2 cup65 grams2.2 ounces
3/8 cup45 grams1.7 ounces
1/3 cup40 grams1.5 ounces
1/4 cup30 grams1.1 ounces
1/8 cup15 grams0.6 ounces

Cornstarch

1 cup125 grams
3/4 cup95 grams
2/3 cup85 grams
1/2 cup65 grams
1/3 cup40 grams
1/4 cup30 grams
1 tbsp8 grams

Confectioners (powdered) sugar

The easiest and most accurate way to measure powdered or also know confectioner’s sugar, without making a mess, is to spoon the sugar into your measuring cup. Then, scrape the excess off from the sides.

1 cup160 grams3 1/2 ounces
3/4 cup95 grams2.6 ounces
2/3 cup85 grams2.4 ounces
1/2 cup65 grams1.3 ounces
1/3 cup40 grams1.2 ounces
1/4 cup30 grams0.9 ounces
1 tbsp10 grams

Baking powder

Before measuring out baking powder, you should slightly shake up the container to help eliminate any chunks. Then, use a measuring spoon to gently scoop it out and use a flat edge to scrape the excess off the top.

1 tbsp12 grams
2 + 1/2 tsp10 grams
2 tsp8 grams
1 + 3/4 tsp7 grams
1 + 1/2 tsp6 grams
1 + 1/4 tsp5 grams
1 tsp4 grams
3/4 tsp3 grams
1/2 tsp2 grams
1/4 tsp1 gram

Baking soda

Before measuring out baking powder, you should slightly shake up the container to help eliminate any chunks. Then, use a measuring spoon to gently scoop it out and use a flat edge to scrape the excess off the top. Also, make sure the baking sode you are working with is fresh. Anything older than 6 months should be tossed out.

1 tbsp20 grams
2 tsp14 grams
1 + 3/4 tsp12 grams
1 + 1/2 tsp10 grams
1 + 1/4 tsp9 grams
1 tsp7 grams
3/4 tsp5 grams
1/2 tsp3 grams
1/4 tsp2 grams

Fine sea salt

1 tbsp24 grams
2 tsp16 grams
1 + 3/4 tsp14 grams
1 + 1/2 tsp12 grams
1 + 1/4 tsp10 grams
1 tsp8 grams
3/4 tsp6 grams
1/2 tsp4 grams
1/4 tsp2 grams

Butter

16 tbsp225 grams1 cup8 ounces
14 tbsp195 grams7/8 cup7 ounces
12 tbsp170 grams3/4 cup6 ounces
11 tbsp150 grams2/3 cup5.5 ounces
10 tbsp140 grams5/8 cup5 ounces
9 tbsp125 grams4.5 ounces
8 tbsp115 grams1/2 cup4 ounces
6 tbsp85 grams3/8 cup3 ounces
5 tbsp75 grams1/3 cup2.5 ounces
4 tbsp55 grams1/4 cup2 ounces
2 tbsp30 grams1/8 cup1 ounces
1 tbsp15 grams0.5 ounces

Cream cheese

1 cup120 grams4 1/4 ounces
3/4 cup90 grams3 1/4 ounces
2/3 cup80 grams3 ounces
1/2 cup60 grams2 ounces
1/3 cup40 grams1 1/2 ounces
1/4 cup30 grams1 ounces
1/8 cup15 grams1/2 ounces

Olive oil

1 cup216 grams
3/4 cup162 grams
2/3 cup144 grams
1/2 cup108 grams
1/3 cup72 grams
1/4 cup54 grams
1 tbsp14 grams
1 tsp5 grams

Milk

1 cup240 grams
3/4 cup180 grams
2/3 cup160 grams
1/2 cup120 grams
1/3 cup80 grams
1/4 cup60 grams
1 tbsp15 grams

Heavy cream

1 cup240 grams
3/4 cup180 grams
2/3 cup160 grams
1/2 cup120 grams
1/3 cup80 grams
1/4 cup60 grams
1 tbsp15 grams

Honey, maple syrup & molasses

1 cup340 grams
3/4 cup255 grams
2/3 cup227 grams
1/2 cup170 grams
1/3 cup113 grams
1/4 cup85 grams
1 tbsp20 grams

Water

500 grams2 cups + 1 tbsp
400 grams1 1/2 cup + 3 tbsp
300 grams1 1/4 cup
250 grams1 cup + 1 tbsp
240 grams1 cup
200 grams3/4 cup + 1 tbsp
100 grams1/4 cup + 3 tbsp
120 grams1/2 cup
80 grams1/3 cup
60 grams1/4 cup
50 grams3 tbsp + 1 tsp
15 grams1 tbsp
5 grams1 tsp

Almond flour

1 cup100 grams
3/4 cup75 grams
2/3 cup67 grams
1/2 cup50 grams
1/3 cup33 grams
1/4 cup25 grams
1 tbsp6 grams

Unsweetened shredded dried coconut

1 cup100 grams3 1/2 ounces
3/4 cup75 grams2 3/4 ounces
2/3 cup66 grams2 ounces
1/2 cup50 grams1.7 ounces
1/3 cup33 grams1 ounces
1/4 cup25 grams0.88 ounces
1/8 cup12.5 grams0.44 ounces
1 tbsp5 grams

Sesame seeds & flax seeds

1 cup160 grams
3/4 cup120 grams
2/3 cup107 grams
1/2 cup80 grams
1/3 cup53 grams
1/4 cup40 grams
1 tbsp10 grams

Old-fashioned rolled oats

1 cup90 grams
3/4 cup60 grams
2/3 cup50 grams
1/2 cup40 grams
1/3 cup25 grams
1/4 cup20 grams

Egg (large)

1 large egg, in the shell62 to 71 grams
1 large egg, without shell54 grams1.9 ounces
1 large egg yolk20 grams1 tbsp0.7 ounces
1 egg white35 grams2 tbsp1.23 ounces

As you can see, there a lot of measuring conversions to keep in mind, Luckily, whenever you forget something, you can just refer back to this guide for help!

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