Cooking Conversions

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Volume Conversions

This table is a helpful overview for quick conversions:

TeaspoonsTablespoonsOuncesCupsPintsQuartsGallonsMillilitersLiters
311/21/16150.015
12421/4600.06
24841/21250.125
4816811/21/41/162500.25
16211/21/85000.5
324211/49500.95
1281684138003.8

Key Volume Conversions

Use this quick cheat sheet for the equivalents:

  • 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons = 15 milliliters
  • 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup = 60 milliliters
  • 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons = 30 milliliters
  • 1 cup = 8 oz. = 250 milliliters
  • 1 pint = 2 cups = 500 milliliters
  • 1 quart = 4 cups = 950 milliliters
  • 1 quart = 2 pints = 950 milliliters
  • 1 gallon = 4 quarts = 3800 milliliters = 3.8 liters

Weight conversions

OuncesPoundsGramsKilograms
11/16280.028
41/41130.113
81/22270.227
1614540.454

Key Equivalencies:

  • 1 ounce = 28 grams​
  • 1 pound = 16 ounces
  • 1 pound = approximately 1/2 kilogram
  • 1 kilogram = 1,000 grams
  • 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds
  • Self-rising flour: 1 cup = 4 ounces = 113 grams
  • Baking powder: 1 teaspoon = 4 grams
  • Baking soda: 1/2 teaspoon = 3 grams
  • Butter: 1/2 cup =1 stick (8 tablespoons)= 4 ounces = 113 grams
  • Sugar (granulated white): 1 cup = 7 ounces = 198 grams
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