Measurement Conversions - Grams, Cups, Tablespoon, Millilitres and Oven Temps

Measurement Conversions

 

 

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There’s nothing more annoying than landing on the most beautiful cookies as you scroll down pinterest, to then click on to the recipe and see everything in cups or ounces. If you’re like me, you click off the recipe and go back to a BBC Good Food recipe - at least they’re all in metric. 

But, be disappointed no longer! We’ve put together a really easy conversion chart so with the smallest amount of maths, you can make those gooey double chocolate chip cookies from your fave US food blogger. 

So we always start with preheating your oven so we’ve started with oven temperature conversions. 

Temperatures are usually given for a fan oven. This type of oven is best for bakes as it ensures its the same temperature at the top and bottom so your bake will cook evenly. Many recipes will also allow for a 20℃ variation as all ovens are different but it’s important to trust your instincts and and check dishes shortly before they’re due to be ready. 

Oven Temperature

Fan

Conventional Oven

Gas Oven

Very Cool

100℃

110℃/225F

1/4

Very Cool

120℃

130℃/250F

1//2

Cool

130℃

140℃/275F

1

Slow Cook

140℃

150℃/300F

2

Moderate

170℃

180℃/350F

4

Warm

180℃

190℃/375F

5

Hot

190℃

200℃/400F

6

Very Hot

200℃

220℃/425F

7

Very Hot

220℃

230℃/450F

8

Hottest

230℃

240℃/475F

9

Volume Conversions:

How much is a teaspoon? A tablespoon? Oh that’ll do! 

But wait! It really can make a difference to the outcome of your bake. If you’re not sure, measure it properly using a calibrated scale. 

Measurements

Grams

Millilitres

1 Teaspoon

5g

5ml 

1 Dessert Spoon

10g

10ml

1 Table Spoon 

15g

15ml

 

 

 

Volume - 

Millilitres —> Fluid Ounces 

Millilitres

Fluid Oz 

30ml 

1 fl oz.

40ml

1.5 fl oz.

55ml

2 fl oz.

70ml

2.5 fl oz.

85ml

3 fl oz.

100ml

3.5 fl oz.

120ml

4 fl oz.

130ml

4.5 fl oz.

150ml 

5 fl oz.

170ml 

6 fl oz.

185ml

6.5 fl oz.

200ml

7 fl oz.

250ml

9 fl oz.

300ml

10.5 fl oz.

400ml

14 fl oz.

565ml 

20 fl oz. (1 pint)

 

Weights: 

We’ve added a conversion table here with metric grams being the most accurate. You can covert from ounces or cups to make sure you get the most accurate weight. 

The difficulty with cups however, is that the amount varies based on the ingredients used. For example, 1 cup of packed brown sugar is different to 1 cup of butter or 1 cup of levelled flour. If using cups, all ingredients should be packed and levelled to make sure you get the right amount. 

The below tables are split by ingredients - sugar, flour, butter etc. Make sure to check the right one when doing your conversion. 

We’ve rounded up the ounces conversion slightly to give a round two point decimal but just bear this in mind when following your recipe. 

If you need further conversions for different ingredients, Charlotte’s lively kitchen has a really useful calculator! Find it here: https://charlotteslivelykitchen.com/grams-to-cups-conversions/ 

Sugar - Caster/Brown (packed)

Cups

Grams

Ounces

1/4

51g

1.75 oz. 

1/3

61g

2.25 oz.

1/2

101g

3.5 oz.

2/3

121g

4.5oz

3/4

152g

5.5 oz.

1 Cup

202g

7 oz

 

 

Flour - Plain/Self Raising

Cups

Grams

Ounces

1/4

40g

1.5oz.

1/3

48g

1.75oz.

1/2

81g

2.75oz.

2/3

97g

3.5oz

3/4

121g

4.5oz.

1 Cup

161g

6.75oz.

Butter - 

Cups

Grams

Ounces

1/4

56g

2oz. 

1/3

67g

2.5oz.

1/2

111g

4oz.

2/3

133g

4.75oz

3/4

167g

6oz.

1 Cup

222g

8oz

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