Cooking and Baking Conversions: Ounces, Cups, Metric, and More

Instead of endlessly searching the Internet for your cooking and baking conversions, use these handy conversion charts to convert with confidence.

Measuring Cups and Spoons
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We've all been there before, you're right in the middle of making your favorite dessert and the recipe calls for a certain measurement. However, you seemed to have misplaced the measuring tool needed in order to make your sweet treat. While you could make a quick run to the grocery store, we have a couple of simple conversion charts that will save you time and money.

Teaspoon Conversions

Teaspoons Drops Tablespoons Milliliters
1/2 teaspoon 30 drops 1/6 tablespoon 2.5 ml
1 teaspoon 60 drops 1/3 tablespoon 5 ml

Tablespoon Conversions

Tablespoons Teaspoons Milliliters
1/2 tablespoon 1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5 ml
1 tablespoon 3 teaspoons 15 ml

Cup Conversions

Cups Tablespoons Milliliters Fluid Ounces
1/8 cup 2 tablespoons 30 ml 1 fl oz
1/4 cup 4 tablespoons 60 ml 2 fl oz
1/3 cup 5 tablespoons 75 ml 2 1/2 fl oz
1/2 cup 8 tablespoons 120 ml 4 fl oz
2/3 cup 10 tablespoons 150 ml 5 fl oz
3/4 cup 12 tablespoons 180 ml 6 fl oz
1 cup 16 tablespoons 240 ml 8 fl oz

Volume Conversions

2 cups 1 pint 475 ml 16 fl oz
4 cups 2 pints 950 ml 32 fl oz
2 pints 1 quart 950 ml 32 fl oz
4 pints 2 quarts 2.25 liters 64 fl oz
4 quarts 1 gallon 4.5 liters 154 fl oz

Temperature Conversions

Celsius & Fahrenheit Water
°C x 1.8 + 32 = °F Boil 100° C or 212° F
°F - 32 + 1.8 = °C Freeze 0° C or 32° F

Common Oven Temperature Conversions

Fahrenheit (F) Celsius (C)
250 120
275 140
300 150
325 170
350 180
375 190
400 200
425 220
450 230
475 240

Conversion Cheat Sheet

Here's a helpful chart to look at for kitchen equivalents and standard conversions, including a temperature chart and U.S. standard to metric conversions.

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by Allrecipes.

And, there you have it! With these conversion charts, you will be able to convert with confidence in just a matter of time. But, if you feel that you need more information, check out the related links below.

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