Measurement Conversions

Measured ingredients are the key to the perfect food creation. It will be easier to get it right with my helpful guide. Some of the simplest measurements can still be tricky…

 

  • Dash = less than 1/8 teaspoon
  • 4 quarts (liquid) = 1 gallon
  • 3 tsp. = 1 tbsp.
  • 8 quarts (solid) = 1 peck
  • 1 cup = 1/2 pint
  • 4 pecks = 1 bushel
  • 2 cups = 1 pint
  • 16 ounces = 1 pound
  • 2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
  • 4 tbsp. = 1/4 cup
  • 12 tbsp. = 3/4 cup
  • 5 tbsp. + 1 tsp. = 1/3 cup
  • 14 tbsp. = 7/8 cup
  • 8 tbsp. = 1/2 cup
  • 16 tbsp. = 1 cup
  • 10 tbsp. + 2 tsp. = 2/3 cup
Go from teaspoons to milliliters in less time than you can say “metric”.
  • 1 teaspoon = 5 ml
  • 2/3 cup = 150 ml
  • 1 tablespoon = 15 ml
  • 3/4 cup = 175 ml
  • 1/4 cup = 60 ml
  • 1 cup = 250 ml
  • 1/3 cup = 75 ml
  • 1 quart = (4 cups) 1 l
  • 1/2 cup = 125 ml
  • 1 gallon = (4 quarts) 4 l
  • 1/2 ounce = 15 g
  • 8 ounces = 226.80 g
  • 1 ounce = 28.35 g
  • 12 ounces = 340.20 g
  • 3 ounces = 85.05 g
  • 16 ounces (1 pound) = 453.60 g
  • 4 ounces = 113.40 g
  • 2 1/4 pounds = 1 kg
Once you know these common abbreviations, everything else is EASY.
  • tsp. = teaspoon
  • hr. = hour or hours
  • tbsp. = tablespoon
  • mod. = moderate or moderately
  • pt. = pint
  • doz. = dozen
  • qt. = quart
  • ml = milliliter
  • oz. = ounce or ounces
  • l = liter
  • lb. = pound or pounds
  • g = gram
  • sq. = square
  • kg = kilogram
  • min. = minute or minutes

 

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