common cooking conversions

measuring cups

Volumes & Liquids:
1 dash = 1/16 teaspoon
1 pinch = 1/8 teaspoon
2 pinches = 1/4 teaspoon
1 teaspoon = 30 drops = 1/3 tablespoon
3 teaspoon = 1 tablespoon = 1/2 fluid ounce
1 tablespoon = 1/2 fluid ounce = 3 teaspoons
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup = 1 fluid ounce
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup = 2 fluid ounces
5 1/3 tablespoons = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup = 3 fluid ounces
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup = 4 fluid ounces
16 tablespoons = 1 cup = 8 fluid ounces
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2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
1 cup = 16 tablespoons = 1/2 pint = 8 fluid ounces
2 cups = 1 pint
4 cups = 2 pints = 1 quart
16 cups = 8 pints = 4 quarts = 1 gallon
1 gallon = 4 quarts = 8 pints = 16 cups

Oven Temperatures:
250°F = 120°C = Gas Mark 1/2
275°F = 135°C = Gas Mark 1
300°F = 149°C = Gas Mark 2
325°F = 162°C = Gas Mark 3
350°F = 176°C = Gas Mark 4
375°F = 190°C = Gas Mark 5
400°F = 204°C = Gas Mark 6
425°F = 218°C = Gas Mark 7
450°F = 232°C = Gas Mark 8
475°F = 246°C = Gas Mark 9
500°F = 260°C = Gas Mark 10

All-Purpose Flour:
1 cup = 125 grams = 4.4 ounces
1 teaspoon = 2.6 grams
1 tablespoon = 7.8 grams = .28 ounce (scant 1/3 ounce)
1/4 cup = 31.3 grams
1/3 cup = 41.7 grams
1/2 cup = 62.5 grams
2/3 cup = 83.3 grams
3/4 cup = 93.6 grams

Granulated Sugar:
1 teaspoon = 1/6 ounce = 4 grams
1 tablespoon = 1/2 ounce = 12 grams
1/4 cup = 1 3/4 ounces = 50 grams
1/3 cup = 2 1/4 ounces = 67 grams
1/2 cup = 3 1/2 ounces = 100 grams
1/3 cup = 4 1/2 ounces = 150 grams
3/4 cup = 5 1/4 ounces = 170 grams
1 cup = 7 ounces = 200 grams
2 cups = 1 pound = 500 grams

Other Sugars:
Powdered:
1 tablespoon = 1/4 ounce = 7.5 grams
1/4 cup = 1 ounce = 30 grams
1/3 cup = 1 1/4 ounces = 40 grams
1/2 cup = 2 ounces = 60 grams
2/3 cup = 2 1/2 ounces = 75 grams
3/4 cup = 3 ounces = 85 grams
1 cup = 4 ounces = 120 grams

Light/Dark Brown:
1 tablespoon = 1/2 ounce = 14 grams
1/4 cup = 2 ounces = 55 grams
1/3 cup = 2 1/2 ounces = 63 grams
1/2 cup = 4 ounces = 110 grams
2/3 cup = 5 1/2 ounces = 135 grams
3/4 cup = 6 ounces = 150 grams
1 cup = 8 ounces = 220 grams

Honey:
1 tablespoon = 3/4 fl. ounce = 21.25 g.
1/4 cup = 3 fl. ounces = 85 grams
1/3 cup = 4 fl. ounces = 113 grams
1/2 cup = 6 fl. ounces = 170 grams
2/3 cup = 8 fl. ounces = 226 grams
3/4 cup = 9 fl. ounces = 255 grams
1 cup = 12 fl. ounces = 340 grams

Maple Syrup:
1 tablespoon = 3/4 fl. ounce = 20.5 grams
1/4 cup = 3 fl. ounces = 82 grams
1/3 cup = 4 fl. ounces = 109.3 grams
1/2 cup = 6 fl. ounces = 164 grams
2/3 cup = 8 fl. ounces = 218.6 grams
3/4 cup = 9 fl. ounces = 246 grams
1 cup = 12 fl. ounces = 340 grams

Corn Syrup: Light/Dark:
1 tablespoon = 3/4 fl. ounce = 20.5 grams
1/4 cup = 3 fl. ounces = 82 grams
1/3 cup = 4 fl. ounces = 109.3 grams
1/2 cup = 6 fl. ounces = 164 grams
2/3 cup = 8 fl. ounces = 218.6 grams
3/4 cup = 9 fl. ounces = 246 grams
1 cup = 11 1/2 fl. ounces = 328 grams

Molasses:
1/4 cup = 2 3/4 fl. ounces = 77.9 grams
1/3 cup = 3 3/4 fl. ounces = 103.8 grams
1/2 cup = 5 1/2 fl. ounces = 155.8 grams
2/3 cup = 7 1/2 fl. ounces = 207.4 grams
3/4 cup = 8 1/4 fl. ounces = 233.7 grams
1 cup = 11 fl. ounces = 311.6 grams

Eggs:
1 large egg = 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) = 2 ounces = 55 grams
1 large egg = 1/4 cup egg substitute liquid *
1 large egg white = 2 tablespoons = 1 ounce = 30 grams
2 large egg whites = 2 1/2 to 3 cups stiffly beaten
1 large egg yolk = 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons = 2/3 ounces = 25 grams
1 large egg yolk = 2 tablespoons egg substitute liquid
1 dozen large eggs = 2 1/3 cups = 660 grams
1 dozen large egg whites = 1 1/2 cups = 360 grams
1 dozen large egg yolks = 7/8 cup = 300 grams
1 cup eggs = 4 to 5 large eggs
1 cup egg yolks = 11 to 12 large egg yolks
1 cup egg whites = 7 to 8 large egg whites
1 kilogram eggs (1,000 grams) = 18 large eggs
1 kilogram egg whites (1,000 grams) = 33 large egg whites
1 kilogram egg yolks (1,000 grams) = 40 large egg yolks

Butter:
4 sticks = 32 tablespoons = 16 ounces = 2 cups = 1 pound = 453.6 grams
1 stick = 8 tablespoons = 4 ounces = 1/2 cup = 1/4 pound = 113.4 grams
1 tablespoon = 1/2 ounce = 14.2 grams

Yeast:
.6 ounce (17 grams) cake yeast (or fresh yeast) = 1 envelope = 1/4 ounce = 7 grams active dry yeast

Various Weights of Common Ingredients:
1 cup sour cream = 226 grams
1 cup water = 250 grams
1 large egg = 57 grams = 2 ounces

Strawberries:
1 quart = 1 1/2 pounds = 4 cups sliced 1/4-inch thick or quartered
1 pint = 3/4 pound = 2 cups sliced 1/4-inch thick or quartered