Cooking Measurements Conversion Tool
The recipes on this website use American standard measurements like ounces, cups, tablespoons, etc. but if you want to convert these into metric units, use this converter. This conversion tool is from Google and easily converts several units of measurement from one system to another. The unit conversions available with this tool are length, area, weight, volume, time, and temperature. Choose a unit conversion, specify a value, and get the results instantly.
Want to convert oven temperature from Fahrenheit to Celcius?
- Select Temperature from the dropdown box.
- Type the required temperature in the From field, for e.g., 425ºF.
- Select the unit in the From field (e.g., Fahrenheit) to the unit to convert to, in the To field, (e.g., Celcius).
- See the temperature in Celcius instantly in the first To field as well as in the Result field.
Here’s a handy conversion chart for quick reference.
1 pinch = 1 dash = Less than 1/8 teaspoon
1 dash (liquid) = a few drops
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons = 1/2 ounce = 14.79 ml
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon = 1/2 ounce
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup = 2 ounces
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup = 4 ounces
16 tablespoons = 1 cup = 8 ounces
1 cup = 8 ounces = 1/2 pound
1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
16 ounces = 1 pint = 1 pound
16 cups = 8 pints = 4 quarts = 1 gallon
1 kilogram = approximately 2 pounds
1 liter = approximately 4 cups or 1 quart
One cup in the United States is different from one cup in the United Kingdom or in Australia and New Zealand.
In the U.S., one cup (8 fluid ounces) = 237 milliliters
In the U.K., one cup = 227 milliliters, or .96 U.S. cups
In Australia, one cup = 250 milliliters
In general, here are some handy equivalents for calculating ingredient quantities.
(oz = ounce; fl. oz = fluid ounce; ml = milliliter, tsp = teaspoon; tbsp = tablespoon)
1 oz = 28.35 gms = 1 fl. oz = 29.57 ml = 1/8 cup = 6 tsp. = 2 tbsp.
1 tbsp = 3 tsp.
Measurement Conversions for Baking Ingredients
Measurements also vary depending on whether you’re measuring dry goods like flours, or liquids/fluids like milk or oil, or solids like shortening and butter.
(US) Cup to Gram to Ounce Conversions
1 cup of butter weighs 8 ounces
1 ounce = 28.34 grams, so one cup of butter weighs 227 grams
1/4 cup of butter = 57 g
1/3 cup of butter = 76 g
1/2 cup of butter = 113 g
|16 g||.563 oz|
|1/4 cup||32 g||1.13 oz|
|1/3 cup||43 g||1.5 oz|
|1/2 cup||64 g||2.25 oz|
|2/3 cup||85 g||3 oz|
|3/4 cup||96 g||3.38 oz|
|1 cup||128 g||4.5 oz|
Bread Flours (like wheat flour/atta, whole-wheat flour)
|1/4 cup||34 g||1.2 oz|
|1/3 cup||45 g||1.6 oz|
|1/2 cup||68 g||2.4 oz|
|1 cup||136 g||4.8 oz|
Granulated White Sugar
|2 tbsp||25 g||.89 oz|
|1/4 cup||50 g||1.78 oz|
|1/3 cup||67 g||2.37 oz|
|1/2 cup||100 g||3.55 oz|
|2/3 cup||134 g||4.73 oz|
|3/4 cup||150 g||5.3 oz|
|1 cup||201 g||7.1 oz|
Packed Brown Sugar
|1/4 cup||55 g||1.9 oz|
|1/3 cup||73 g||2.58 oz|
|1/2 cup||110 g||3.88 oz|
|1 cup||220 g||7.75 oz|
Viscous Liquids like Honey, Molasses, and Syrup
|43 g||1.5 oz|
|1/4 cup||85 g||3 oz|
|1/3 cup||113 g||4 oz|
|1/2 cup||170 g||6 oz|
|2/3 cup||227 g||8 oz|
|3/4 cup||255 g||9 oz|
|1 cup||340 g||12 oz|