US, Imperial, and Metric Baking Equivalents – Conversion Table

A baking measurement and temperature conversion table from Pillsbury Baking

Equivalents

Liquid Measures
Fluid Ounces U.S. Imperial Milliliters
  1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon 5
1/4 2 teaspoons 1 dessertspoon 10
1/2 1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon 14
1 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons 28
2 1/4 cup 4 tablespoons 56
4 1/2 cup   110
5   1/4 pint or 1 gill 140
6 3/4 cup   170
8 1 cup   225
9     250, 1/4 liter
10 1 1/4 cups 1/2 pint 280
12 1 1/2 cups   340
15   3/4 pint 420
16 2 cups   450
18 2 1/4 cups   500, 1/2 liter
20 2 1/2 cups 1 pint 560
24 3 cups   675
25   1 1/4 pints 700
27 3 1/2 cups   750
30 3 3/4 cups 1 1/2 pints 840
32 4 cups or 1 quart   900
35   1 3/4 pints 980
36 4 1/2 cups   1000, 1 liter
40 5 cups 2 pints or 1 quart 1120
Solid Measures
U.S. and Imperial Measures Metric Measures
Ounces Pounds Grams Kilos
1   28  
2   56  
3 1/2   100  
4 1/4 112  
5   140  
6   168  
8 1/2 225  
9   250 1/4
12 3/4 340  
16 1 450  
18   500 1/2
20 1 1/4 560  
24 1 1/2 675  
27   750 3/4
28 1 3/4 780  
32 2 900  
36 2 1/4 1000 1
40 2 1/2 1100  
48 3 1350  
54   1500 1 1/2
Other Equivalent Measures and Weights

Dash = less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup or 1 fluid ounce
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup or 2 fluid ounces

5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup or 2.67 fluid ounces
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup or 4 fluid ounces
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup or 6 fluid ounces
16 tablespoons = 1 cup or 8 fluid ounces
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces
2 cups = 1 pint or 16 fluid ounces
4 cups = 1 quart
2 pints = 1 quart or 32 fluid ounces
4 quarts = 1 gallon

8 quarts = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
1 ounce = 28.35 grams
1 liter = 1.06 quarts

Doubling a recipe

Use these measuring equivalents if you halve or double a recipe:

  • 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
  • 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
  • 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
  • 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
  • 16 tablespoons = 1 cup
  • 2 cups = 1 pint
  • 2 pints = 1 quart
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon
Oven Temperature Equivalents
Fahrenheit Celsius Gas Mark Description
225 110 1/4 Cool
250 130 1/2  
275 140 1 Very slow
300 150 2  
325 170 3 Slow
350 180 4 Moderate
375 190 5  
400 200 6 Moderately hot
425 220 7 Fairly hot
450 230 8 Hot
475 240 9 Extremely hot
500 250 10 Extremely hot
 

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3 Responses to US, Imperial, and Metric Baking Equivalents – Conversion Table

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  2. Ellen Tomy says:

    Sam,
    Could I possibly get permission to use your metric table for my cookbook that I am writing about homemade dog food?

    Many thanks,
    Ellen Tomy

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