Cooking conversions

I always use Google to translate measurements, from grams into ounces, Centigrade into Fahrenheit or any other conversion I need. For example I type “4 cups in ounces” to learn that 4 cups holds 32 liquid ounces and that 32 liquid ounces is equivalent to 946 ml. Is a recipe in grams when you want it in ounces? Google will quickly translate this, weight by weight, as well (e.g.


Temperature Conversions

275°F = 140°C = gas mark 1 300°F = 150°C = gas mark 2 325°F = 165°C = gas mark 3 350°F = 180°C = gas mark 4 375°F = 190°C = gas mark 5

400°F = 200°C = gas mark 6 425°F = 220°C = gas mark 7 450°F = 230°C = gas mark 9 475°F = 240°C = gas mark 10


Volume Equivalents

1 pinch = 1/8 teaspoon 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons = 1/16 cup = 1/2 ounce 2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup = 1 ounce = 1 standard coffee scoop 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup = 2 ounces 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup 6 tablespoons = 3/8 cup = 3 ounces 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup = 4 ounces 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 2/3 cup 12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup = 6 ounces 16 tablespoons = 1 cup = 8 ounces 2 cups = 1 pint = 1/2 quart = 16 ounces 4 cups = 2 pints = 1 quart = 32 ounces 16 cups = 8 pints = 4 quarts = 1 gallon


Common Ingredients


Dairy 1 cup cream cheese = 227 grams 1 cup sour cream = 240 grams 1 cup plain Greek yogurt = 230 grams 1 cup sweetened condensed milk = 312 grams 1 cup packaged ricotta = 252 grams


Eggs 1 large egg = 50 grams 1 large egg white = 28 grams 1 large egg yolk = 18 grams 1 large egg (approximately) = 1 tablespoon yolk + 2 tablespoons white 1 cup = 4 jumbo = 4 to 5 extra-large = 5 large = 5 to 6 medium = 7 small


Fats 1 cup butter = 226 grams = 1/2 pound 1 cup coconut oil = 224 grams 1 cup shortening = 190 grams

Flour 1 cup all-purpose flour = 120 grams (King Arthur), 141 grams (Cook’s Illustrated), 130 grams (Smitten Kitchen, at least 80% of the time) 1 cup cornmeal = 240 grams 1 cup cornstarch = 128 grams


Leaveners 1 tablespoon baking powder = 15 grams 1 tablespoon baking soda = 15 grams 1 standard packet dry yeast = 7 grams or .25 ounce 1 tablespoon dry yeast = 12 grams 1 cake = 17 grams


Salts 1 tablespoon table salt = 18 grams 1 tablespoon Morton kosher salt = 14 grams 1 tablespoon flaky salt = 12 grams (note: very difficult to get a consistent read on due to uneven flake sizes) 1 tablespoon fleur de sel in big grains = 12 grams


Sugars 1 cup granulated sugar = 198 grams 1 cup light or dark brown sugar = 190 grams 1 cup powdered or confectioner’s sugar = 120 grams


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