Since our TKW Family has gone global, not everyone uses Tablespoons or pints, grams or liters. While my recipes are written predominately in US measurements I want to do my best to help all of you convert my recipes easily.
Measurements

My biggest recommendation I can give is to buy a kitchen scale that measures in grams, ounces and pounds. They aren’t terribly expensive but when it comes to baking, it’s an exact science where weight truly does matter.

Hopefully this page will help you out!

US Dry Volume Measurements
US Liquid Volume Measurements
US to Metric Conversions (cups to grams etc.)
Metric to US Conversions
Pan Size Equivalents
Oven Temperatures
Measures for Pans and Dishes
Measurement Abbreviations

US Dry Volume Measurements
Measure Equivalent
1/16 teaspoon dash
1/8 teaspoon a pinch
3 teaspoons 1 Tablespoon
1/8 cup 2 tablespoons (= 1 standard coffee scoop)
1/4 cup 4 Tablespoons
1/3 cup 5 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
1/2 cup 8 Tablespoons
3/4 cup 12 Tablespoons
1 cup 16 Tablespoons
1 Pound 16 ounces
US liquid volume measurements
8 Fluid ounces 1 cup
1 Pint 2 cups (= 16 fluid ounces)
1 Quart 2 Pints (= 4 cups)
1 Gallon 4 Quarts (= 16 cups)
US to Metric Conversions
1/5 teaspoon 1 ml (ml stands for milliliter, one thousandth of a liter)
1 teaspoon 5 ml
1 tablespoon 15 ml
1 fluid oz. 30 ml
1/5 cup 50 ml
1 cup 240 ml
2 cups (1 pint) 470 ml
4 cups (1 quart) 0.95 liter
4 quarts (1 gal.) 3.8 liters
1 oz. 28 grams
1 pound 454 grams
Metric to US Conversions
1 milliliter 1/5 teaspoon
5 ml 1 teaspoon
15 ml 1 tablespoon
30 ml 1 fluid oz.
100 ml 3.4 fluid oz.
240 ml 1 cup
1 liter 34 fluid oz.
1 liter 4.2 cups
1 liter 2.1 pints
1 liter 1.06 quarts
1 liter 0.26 gallon
1 gram .035 ounce
100 grams 3.5 ounces
500 grams 1.10 pounds
1 kilogram 2.205 pounds
1 kilogram 35 oz.
Pan Size Equivalents
9×13-inches baking dish 22×33-centimeter baking dish
8×8-inches baking dish 20×20-centimeter baking dish
9×5-inches loaf pan 23×12-centimeter loaf pan
(=8 cups or 2 liters in capacity)
10-inch tart or cake pan 25-centimeter tart or cake pan
9-inch cake pan 22-centimeter cake pan

Oven Temperature Conversions

Farenheit Celsius Gas Mark
275º F 140º C gas mark 1-cool
300º F 150º C gas mark 2
325º F 165º C gas mark 3-very moderate
350º F 180º C gas mark 4-moderate
375º F 190º C gas mark 5
400º F 200º C gas mark 6-moderately hot
425º F 220º C gas mark 7- hot
450º F 230º C gas mark 9
475º F 240º C gas mark 10- very hot

Selected foods

Measure Equivalents
Butter
1 T.
1 stick
14 grams
4 ounces=113 grams
1 Tablespoon
8 tablespoons
½ cup
4 sticks 16 ounces=452 grams 32 tablespoons 2 cups
Lemon
1 lemon 1 to 3 tablespoons juice,
1 to 1½ teaspoons grated zest
4 large lemons 1 cup juice ¼ cup grated zest
Chocolate
1 ounce ¼ cup grated 40 grams
6 ounces chips 1 cup chips 160 grams
cocoa powder 1 cup 115 grams

Measures for Pans and Dishes

Inches Centimeters
9×13-inches baking dish 22×33-centimeter baking dish
8×8-inches baking dish 20×20-centimeter baking dish
9×5-inches loaf pan (8 cups in capacity) 23×12-centimeter loaf pan (2 liters in capacity)
10-inch tart or cake pan 25-centimeter tart or cake pan
9-inch cake pan 22-centimeter cake pan

Measurement Abbreviations

tsp = teaspoon
Tbl = tablespoon
fl = fluid
oz = ounce
pkg = package
c = cup
pt = pint
qt = quart
gal = gallon
lb = pound
g = gram
kg = kilogram
ml = mililiter

Note: These conversions are approximate measures. If you want the exact measures, you should have a kitchen scale or a measuring cup.

Unit U.S. Metric
Capacity 1/5 tsp 1 ml
1 tsp 5 ml
1 Tbl 15 ml
1 fluid oz. 30 ml
1/5 cup 50 ml
1/4 cup 60 ml
1/3 cup 80 ml
3.4 fluid oz. 100 ml
1/2 cup 120 ml
3/4 cup 180 ml
1 cup 240 ml
1 pint (2 cups) 480 ml
1 quart (4 cups) .95 liter
34 fluid oz. 1 liter
4.2 cups 1 liter
2.1 pints 1 liter
1.06 quarts 1 liter
.26 gallon 1 liter
4 quarts (1 gallon) 3.8 liters
Unit U.S. Metric
Weight .035 ounce 1 gram
1 oz. 28 grams
1 pound 454 grams
1.10 pounds 500 grams
2.205 pounds 1 kilogram
35 oz. 1 kilogram
Unit U.S. U.S.
Equivalents 16 Tbls 1 cup
12 Tbls 3/4 cup
10 Tbls + 2 tsps 2/3 cup
8 Tbls 1/2 cup
6 Tbls 3/8 cup
5 Tbls + 1 tsp 1/3 cup
4 Tbls 1/4 cup
2 Tbls + 2 tsps 1/6 cup
2 Tbls 1/8 cup
1 Tbl 1/16 cup
2 cups 1 pint
2 pints 1 quart
3 tsps 1 Tbl
48 tsps 1 cup
Ingredients U.S. Metric
Butter 1 Tbl 14.175 grams
1 stick 4 ounces
1 stick 1/2 cup
1 stick 8 Tbls
1 stick 113 grams
1 cup 226 grams
Sugar 1 cup of caster sugar 225 grams
1 cup of raw sugar 250 grams
1 cup of brown sugar 200 grams
1 cup of confectioners (icing) sugar 125 grams
1 Tbl of caster sugar 12.6 grams
Salt 1 tsp 5.69 grams
1 Tbl 17.07 grams
Yeast 1 tsp instant dry yeast 3.1 grams
2 1/4 tsps instant dry yeast 7 grams
7 grams instant dry yeast 21 grams fresh yeast
Flour 1 cup all-purpose flour (USDA) 125 grams
1 cup all-purpose flour (Gold Medal) 130 grams
1 cup whole wheat flour (USDA) 120 grams
1 cup whole wheat flour (Gold Medal) 128 grams
1 cup bread flour (USDA) 127 grams
1 cup bread flour (Gold Medal) 135 grams
1 cup rye flour (USDA) 102 grams
King Arthur says ALL flour types 113 grams
1 Tbl of flour between 14 and 15 grams
  • Converting from fresh yeast to active dry yeast you multiply the weight of the fresh yeast by 0.4
  • Converting from fresh yeast to instant dry yeast you multiply the weight of the fresh yeast by 0.33