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Metric Kitchen Converters and Substitutions
American standard cup     Metric equivalent-approx.
 
1 tsp. = 1/6 fl oz = 0.5 cl = 5 ml
1 Tbsp = 1/2 fl oz = 1.5 cl = 15 ml
1 cup = 8 fl oz = 2.4 dl = 24 cl = 240 ml
1 pint = 16 fl oz = 4.7 dl = 470 ml
1 qt. = 32 fl oz = 9.5 dl = 950 ml
 
British standard cup
 
1 tsp = 1/5 fl oz = 0.6 dl = 6 ml
1 Tbsp = 0.55 fl oz = 1.7 dl = 17 ml
1 cup = 10 fl oz = 2.8 dl = 280 ml
1 pint = 20 fl oz = 5.7 dl = 570 ml
1 quart = 40 fl oz = 1.1 l =1100 ml
 
1 liter = 1.06 U.S. quarts
1 U.S. quart = 0.95 l
 
1 l = 10 dl = 100 cl = 1000 ml
1 dl = 10 cl = 100 ml
 
 
Weight (approx.)
oz g (approx. g) lb lb
0.5 14.2 15 g 0.03 1/32
2 56.7 60 g 0.13 1/8
3.5 99.2 100 g 0.22 7/32
4 113.4 115 g 0.25 1/4
7 198.4 200 g 0.44 7/16
8 226.8 230 g 0.50 1/2
9 255.1 250 g 0.56 9/16
12 340.2 340 g 0.75 3/4
16 453.6 455 g 1.00 1
20 567.0 500 g 1.25 1 1/4
24 680.4 570 g 1.50 1 1/2
28 793.8 680 g 1.75 1 3/4
32 907.2 900 g 2.00 2
35 992.2 1000 g = 1 kg 2.19 2 3/16
         
1 ounce = 28.3495231 grams (exact)
1 pound = 453.59237 grams (exact)
 
volume
1/4 tsp. = 1.25 ml
1/2 tsp. = 2.5 ml
1 tsp. = 5 ml
4 tsp. = 20ml
2 fl. oz. 1/4 cup = 60 ml
4 fl oz. 1/2 cup = 125ml
5 fl. oz. 2/3 cup = 170ml
6 fl oz. 3/4 cup = 190ml
8 fl. oz. 1 cup = 250ml
16 fl. oz. 2 cups = 500ml
32 fl. oz. 4 cups = 1 liter
 
1 liter = 10 dl
1/2 liter = 5 dl
1/4 liter = 2 1/2 dl
1/10 liter = 1 dl
3/4 liter = 71/2 dl
 
 
More Equivalents
1 deciliter = 6 (scant) tablespoons
2.5 deciliters = 1 cup
5 deciliter = 2 cups = 1 pint
1 liter = 1.05 quarts
1 gram = .03 ounce
28.3 grams = 1 ounce
450 grams = 16 ounces = 1 pound
1000 grams (kilograms) = 2.2 pounds
1 cup = 16 tablespoons
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons
6 tablespoons = 1 dl
2 cups = 1 pint
4 cups = 1 quart
16 cups = 1 gallons
16 ounces = 1 pound
5-6 whole EGGS = 1 cup
3 EGG whites = 1 dl
6 EGG yolks = 1 dl
8-10 EGG whites = 1 cup
1 EGG white = 2 tablespoons
12-14 EGG yolks = 1 cup
1/4 pound BUTTER or MARGERINE = 1/2 cup
1 pound cottage CHEESE = 2 cups
1 pound regular grind COFFEE = 5 cups
1 medium LEMON = 3 to 4 tablespoons juice
1 juice ORANGE = 1/3 to 1/2 cup
1 pound brown SUGAR = 2 1/4 packed
1 pound confectioners SUGAR, sifted = 3 1/2 cups
1 pound SUGAR = 2 1/4 cups
1 pound all purpose FLOUR = 4 cups sifted
1 pound cake FLOUR = 4 3/4 cups sifted
1 pound raw MACARONI = 4 cups
1 cup uncooked MACARONI = 2 1/4 cups cooked
1 pound uncooked NOODLES = 6 cups
1 cup uncooked NOODLES = 1 cup cooked
1 pound uncooked SPAGHETTI = 4 3/4 cups
1 cup uncooked SPAGHETTI = 2 cups cooked
1 pound uncooked OATMEAL = 1 3/4 cups cooked
1 pound raw RICE = 2 1/4 cups
1 cup uncooked RICE = 4 cups cooked
1 cup precooked RICE = 2 cups cooked
8 MARSHMALLOWS = 1 cup chopped
1 MARSHMALLOW = 10 miniature
1 pound seeded RAISINS = 3 1/4 cups
1 pound pitted DATES = 2 1/2 cups
1 pound unpitted DATES = 1 3/4 chopped
1 pound NUTS = 3 1/2 - 4 cups chopped
1 pound NUTS in shell = 2 cups shelled
1 pound raw MEAT = 2 cups cooked, diced or ground
1 pound PEAS or LIMAS in shell = 1 cup shelled
1 pound dry navy BEANS = 2 1/3 cups
1 cup lima or navy BEANS, uncooked = 2 1/2 cups cooked
potatoes, tomatoes, beets, turnips, apple pears,
peaches, 1 pound = 3 - 4 medium
 
Substitutions
1 Tbsp cornstarch (for thickening) = ca. 2 Tbsp flour.
 
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour = 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. sifted cake flour
 
1 cup sifted cake flour = 1 cup minus 2 Tbsp. sifted all-purpose flour
 
1 tbsp. baking powder = 1/4 tsp. baking soda plus 1/2 tsp. cr. Of tarter
 
1 cup bottled milk = 1/2 cup evaporated milk plus 1/2 cup water
 
1 cup sour milk = 1 cup sweet milk into which 1 tbsp. of vinegar or lemon juice has
been stirred; or 1 cup buttermilk
1 cup sweet sweet milk = 1 cup sour milk or buttermilk plus 1/2 tbsp. baking soda
 
1 cup sour, heavy cream = 1/3 cup butter and 2/3 cup milk in sour milk recipe
 
1 cup molasses = 1 cup honey
 
1 l oz. square unsweetened chocolate = 2 tbsp. cocoa plus 1/2 tbsp. shortening


Metric Bar/Drink Measurements Conversion Table
oz = ounce ml = millilitre cl = centilitre = 10 ml
Terminology US Standard Metric
Dash/Splash 1/32 oz 0.9 ml
Teaspoon 1/8 oz 3.7 ml
none 1/3 oz 9.17 ml or ~1 cl
Tablespoon 3/8 oz 11.1 ml or ~1.1 cl
Pony 1 oz 29.5 ml or ~3 cl
Jigger 1 1/2 oz 44.5 ml or ~4.5 cl
Wineglass 4 oz 119 ml or ~12 cl
Split 6 oz 177 ml or ~17.5 cl.
Cup 8 oz 257 ml or ~25.5 cl
Tenth 12.68 oz 375 ml
Fifth 25.36 oz 750 ml
Quart 33.81 oz 1 litre


Weights (approx.)
1/2 ounce = 15 grams
1 ounce = 30 grams
3 ounces = 90 grams
4 ounces = 120 grams
8 ounces = 225 grams
10 ounces = 285 grams
12 ounces = 360 grams
16 ounces = 1 pound = 450 grams
   
Dry Measurements Volume
250 degrees F = 120 degrees C
275 degrees F = 140 degrees C
300 degrees F = 150 degrees C
325 degrees F = 160 degrees C
350 degrees F = 180 degrees C
375 degrees F = 190 degrees C
400 degrees F = 200 degrees C
425 degrees F = 220 degrees C
450 degrees F = 230 degrees C

Utensil Size in Inches/Quarts Metric Volume Size in Centimeters
Baking or Cake Pan 8x8x2 2 L 20x20x5
square or rectangular 9x9x2 2.5 L 23x23x5
  12x8x2 3 L 33x23x5
  13x9x2 3.5 L 33x23x5
Loaf Pan 8x4x3 1.5 L 20x10x7
  9x5x3 2 L 23x13x7
Round Layer Cake Pan 8x1.5 1.2 L 20x4
  9x1.5 1.5 L 23x4
Pie Plate 8x1.25 750 ml 20x3
  9x1,25 1 L 23x3
Baking Dish or Casserole 1 quart 1 L --
  1.5 quart 1.5 L --
  2 quart 2 L --

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