Food Measurement Conversions

US to Metric Conversions

1/5 teaspoon = 1 ml (ml stands for milliliter, one thousandth of a liter)

1 teaspoon = 5 ml

1 tablespoon = 15 ml

1 fluid oz. = 30 ml

1/5 cup = 50 ml

1 cup = 240 ml

2 cups (1 pint) = 470 ml

4 cups (1 quart) = 0.95 liter

4 quarts (1 gal.) = 3.8 liters

1 oz. = 28 grams

1 pound = 454 grams

Metric to US Conversions

1 milliliter = 1/5 teaspoon

5 ml = 1 teaspoon

15 ml = 1 tablespoon

30 ml = 1 fluid oz.

100 ml = 3.4 fluid oz.

240 ml = 1 cup

1 liter = 34 fluid oz.

1 liter = 4.2 cups

1 liter = 2.1 pints

1 liter = 1.06 quarts

1 liter = 0.26 gallon

1 gram = 0.035 ounce

100 grams = 3.5 ounces

500 grams = 1.10 pounds

1 kilogram = 2.205 pounds

1 kilogram = 35 oz.

Oven temperature conversions

Farenheit – Celsius – Gas Mark

275º F – 140º C – gas mark 1-cool

300º F – 150º C – gas mark 2

325º F – 165º C – gas mark 3-very moderate

350º F- 180º C – gas mark 4-moderate

375º F – 190º C – gas mark 5

400º F – 200º C – gas mark 6-moderately hot

425º F – 220º C – gas mark 7- hot

450º F – 230º C – gas mark 9

475º F – 240º C – gas mark 10- very hot

Measures for Pans and Dishes

Inches – Centimeters

9-by-13-inches baking dish = 22-by-33-centimeter baking dish

8-by-8-inches baking dish = 20-by-20-centimeter baking dish

9-by-5-inches loaf pan (8 cups in capacity) = 23-by-12-centimeter loaf pan (2 liters in capacity)

10-inch tart or cake pan = 25-centimeter tart or cake pan

9-inch cake pan = 22-centimeter cake pan

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.