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Recipe Conversion Tables and Abbreviations


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There are thousands of recipe to be found via the Internet and that is a great advantage. However, they come from many different countries and, therefore, use measurements, temperatures and abbreviations other than those with which we are familiar. Converting the amounts can be a challenge. I hope the tables below will help.



Index

Common Abbreviations

Common U.S. Equivalents
Metric Conversions

Basic Weight Conversions
Temperature Conversions






Common Abbreviations

tsp = teaspoon
tbsp = tablespoon
c = cup
pt = pint
qt = quart
gal = gallon
oz = ounce
lb = pound
ml = milliliter
cl = centiliter
l = liter
gms = grams
kgs = kilograms
     

Common U.S. Equivalents

3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon = -
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup = 2 ounces
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup = 4 ounces
1 cup = - = 8 ounces*
2 cups = 1 pint = 16 ounces
2 pints = 1 quart = 32 ounces
4 quarts = 1 gallon = 128 ounces
* In English or Canadian recipes, a liquid cup equals 10 ounces and a pint equals 20 ounces.
Metric Conversions
(Amounts are as accurate as is possible.)
1/4 tsp = 1.23 ml
1/2 tsp = 2.46 ml
3/4 tsp = 3.7 ml
1 tsp = 4.93 ml
1-1/4 tsp = 6.16 ml
1-1/2 tsp = 7.39 ml
1-3/4 tsp = 8.63 ml
2 tsp = 9.86 ml
1 tbsp = 14.79 ml
2 tbsp = 29.57 ml
l/4 c = 59.15 ml
1/2 c = 118.3 ml
1 c = 236.59 ml
2 c = 473.18 ml
3 c = 709.77 ml
4 c = 946.36 ml
4 qt = 3.785 l
     

Weight Conversions

1 ounce = 28.35 grams = -
1 pound = 453.59 grams = 0.454 kilograms

Temperature Conversions

32 ° F = 0 ° C
40 ° F = 4.4 ° C
50 ° F = 10 ° C
60 ° F = 15.6 ° C
70 ° F = 21.1 ° C
80 ° F = 26.7 ° C
90 ° F = 32.2 ° C
100 ° F = 37.8 ° C
110 ° F = 43.3 ° C
120 ° F = 48.9 ° C
130 ° F = 54.4 ° C
140 ° F = 60 ° C
150 ° F = 65.6 ° C
160 ° F = 71.1 ° C
170 ° F = 76.7 ° C
180 ° F = 82.2 ° C
190 ° F = 87.8 ° C
200 ° F = 93.3 ° C
225 ° F = 110 ° C
250 ° F = 120 ° C
275 ° F = 135 ° C
300 ° F = 150 ° C
325 ° F = 165 ° C
350 ° F = 175 ° C
375 ° F = 190 ° C
400 ° F = 205 ° C
425 ° F = 220 ° C
450 ° F = 230 ° C
475 ° F = 245 ° C
500 ° F = 260 ° C