Measurement Conversions

Measurement Conversions See Also: Ingredient Substitutions

Weight and Measurement Equivalents

US Measuring System : Metric System
Capacity : Approx Capacity
1/4 teaspoon : 1.25 milliliters
1 teaspoon : 5 milliliters
1 tablespoon : 15 milliliters
1/4 cup : 60 milliliters
1 cup (8 fluid ounces) : 240 milliliters
2 cups (1 pint; 16 fluid ounces : 470 milliliters
4 cups (1 quart; 2 pints; 32 fluid ounces) : .95 liters
4 quarts (1 gallon; 64 fluid ounces) : 3.8 liters

Weight : Approximate Weight
1 dry ounce : 15 grams
2 ounces : 30 grams
4 ounces (1/4 pound) : 110 grams
8 ounces (1/2 pound) : 230 grams
16 ounces (1 pound) : 454 grams

Dry Measurement : Equivalent

1 tablespoon : 3 teaspoons
1/8 cup : 2 tablespoons
1/4 cup : 4 tablespoons
1/3 cup : 5 1/3 tablespoons
1/2 cup : 8 tablespoons
2/3 cup : 10 2/3 tablespoons
3/4 cup : 12 tablespoons
1 cup : 16 tablespoons

Flour (Unsifted)

Measurement; Ounces; Grams
1 tablespoon; 1/4 ounce; 7 grams
1/4 cup; 1 1/4 ounce; 35 grams
1/3 cup; 1 1/2 ounces; 45 grams
1/2 cup; 2 1/2 ounces; 70 grams
2/3 cup; 3 1/4 ounces; 90 grams
3/4 cup; 3 1/2 ounces; 100 grams
1 cup; 5 ounces; 145 grams

Butter

Measurement; Ounces; Grams
1 tablespoon; 1/2 ounce; 15 grams
2 tablespoons; 1 ounce; 30 grams
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick, 1/4 cup); 2 ounces; 60 grams
8 tablespoons (1 stick, 1/2 cup); 4 ounces; 115 grams
1 cup (2 sticks, 16 tablespoons); 8 ounces (1/2 pound); 230 grams
2 cups (4 sticks, 32 tablespoons); 1 pound (16 ounces); 454 grams

Granulated Sugar

Measurement; Ounces; Grams
1 teaspoon; 1/6 ounce; 5 grams
1 tablespoon; 1/2 ounce; 15 grams
1/4 cup; 1 3/4 ounces; 50 grams
1/3 cup; 2 1/4 ounces; 65 grams
1/2 cup; 3 1/2 ounces; 100 grams
2/3 cup; 4 1/2 ounces; 130 grams
1/4 cup; 5 ounces; 145 grams
1 cup; 7 ounces; 200 grams

Brown Sugar, Packed

Measurement; Ounces; Grams
1 tablespoon; 1/4 ounce; 7 grams
1/4 cup; 1 1/4 ounces; 35 grams
1/3 cup; 1 3/4 ouncs; 50 grams
1/2 cup; 2 3/4 ounces; 75 grams
2/3 cup; 3 ounces; 85 grams
3/4 cup; 3 1/2 ounces; 100 grams
1 cup; 5 ounces; 145 grams

Thanks to the ‘The Essential Baker’ by Carole Bloom – from the Appendices – for this list of Measurement Conversions

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