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...my journey & experiments in the kitchen

Handy Conversions

 

Proper measuring is a crucial part of successful baking. A good set of measuring spoons is absolutely essential but I prefer baking measuring by weight using a digital scale. It is more accurate leading to consistent baking results and also fewer dishes to clean. Here is an easy conversion guide for your reference.

Cup, Tablespoon, teaspoon and Milliliters

1 cup = 16 tablespoons = 48 teaspoons = 240 ml
3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons = 36 teaspoons = 180 ml
2/3 cup = 11 tablespoons = 32 teaspoons = 160 ml
1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons = 24 teaspoons = 120 ml
1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons = 16 teaspoons = 80 ml
1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons = 12 teaspoons = 60 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 ml
1 teaspoon = 5 ml

Pounds to grams

1/4 pound = 112 grams
1/2 pound = 225 grams
3/4 pound = 340 grams
1 pound = 450 grams
1,25 pound = 560 grams
1,5 pound = 675 grams
2 pound = 900 grams
2,25 pound = 1 kilogram
3 pound = 1,35 kilograms
4,5 pound = 2 kilograms

Ounce to Grams

1 oz = 28 grams
2 oz = 56 grams
3,5 oz = 100 grams
4 oz = 112 grams
5 oz = 140 grams
6 oz = 168 grams
8 oz = 225 grams
9 oz = 250 grams
10 oz = 280 grams
12 oz = 340 grams
16 oz = 450 grams
18 oz = 500 grams
20 oz = 560 grams
24 oz = 675 grams
27 oz = 750 grams
36 oz = 1 kilogram
54 oz = 1,5 kilograms
72 oz = 2 kilograms

 

Common units for dry powder ingredients

3 teaspoons = 1 Tablespoon = 1/2 ounce =  14 grams

4 tablespoons = 2 ounces = 1/4 cup = 56 grams

32 tablespoons = 2 cups = 16 ounces = 1 pounds

Butter (from cups to ounces to grams)

1 cup butter = 8 ounces = 230 grams

1/2 cup butter = 4 ounces = 113 grams

1/4 cup butter= 2 ounces = 56.7grams

Eggs

1 egg (shelled) = 50 grams

1 egg yolk = 20 grams

1 egg white = 30 grams

Flour / cups to grams

1 cup flour = 140 grams
3/4 cup flour = 105 grams
2/3 cup flour = 95 grams
1/2 cup flour = 70 grams
1/3 cup flour = 50 grams
1/4 cup flour = 35 grams
1 tablespoon flour = 10 grams

Granulated sugar (from cups to grams)

1 cup sugar = 200 grams
3/4 cup sugar = 150 grams
2/3 cup sugar = 135 grams
1/2 cup sugar = 100 grams
1/3 cup sugar = 70 grams
1/4 cup sugar = 50 grams
1 tablespoon sugar = 15 grams

Brown sugar (from cups to grams)

1 cup sugar = 220 grams
3/4 cup sugar = 165 grams
2/3 cup sugar = 145 grams
1/2 cup sugar = 110 grams
1/3 cup sugar = 75 grams
1/4 cup sugar = 55 grams
1 tablespoon sugar = 15 grams

Cocoa Powder (from cups to grams)

1 cup cocoa = 105 grams
3/4 cup cocoa = 80 grams
2/3 cup cocoa = 70 grams
1/2 cup cocoa = 55 grams
1/3 cup cocoa = 35 grams
1/4 cup cocoa = 25 grams
1 tablespoon cocoa = 7 grams

Cornstarch (from cups to grams)

1 cup cornstarch = 125 grams
3/4 cup cornstarch = 95 grams
2/3 cup cornstarch = 85 grams
1/2 cup cornstarch = 65 grams
1/3 cup cornstarch = 40 grams
1/4 cup cornstarch = 30 grams
1 tablespoon cornstarch = 8 grams

Powdered Sugar (from cups to grams)

1 cup powdered sugar = 160 grams
3/4 cup powdered sugar = 120 grams
2/3 cup powdered sugar = 105 grams
1/2 cup powdered sugar = 80 grams
1/3 cup powdered sugar = 55 grams
1/4 cup powdered sugar = 40 grams
1 tablespoon powdered sugar = 10 grams

Baking powder (teaspoons to grams)

2+1/2 teaspoons baking powder = 10 grams
2 teaspoons baking powder = 8 grams
1+3/4 teaspoons baking powder = 7 grams
1+1/2 teaspoons baking powder = 6 grams
1+1/4 teaspoons baking powder = 5 grams
1 teaspoon baking powder = 4 grams
3/4 teaspoon baking powder = 3 grams
1/2 teaspoon baking powder = 2 grams
1/4 teaspoon baking powder = 1 gram

Bicarbonate Soda (teaspoons to grams)

2 teaspoons baking soda (or salt) = 14 grams
1+3/4 teaspoons baking soda (or salt) = 12 grams
1+1/2 teaspoons baking soda (or salt) = 10 grams
1+1/4 teaspoons baking soda (or salt) = 9 grams
1 teaspoon baking soda (or salt) = 8 grams
3/4 teaspoon baking soda (or salt) = 5-6 grams
1/2 teaspoon baking soda (or salt) = 4 grams
1/4 teaspoon baking soda (or salt) = 2 grams

Yogurt (from cups to grams)

1 cup yogurt = 235 grams
3/4 cup yogurt = 175 grams
2/3 cup yogurt = 155 grams
1/2 cup yogurt = 120 grams
1/3 cup yogurt = 80 grams
1/4 cup yogurt = 60 grams
1 tablespoon yogurt = 15 grams

Milk (from cups to grams)

1 cup milk = 245 grams
3/4 cup milk = 185 grams
2/3 cup milk = 165 grams
1/2 cup milk = 120 grams
1/3 cup milk = 80 grams
1/4 cup milk = 60 grams
1 tablespoon milk = 15 grams

Heavy Cream (from cups to grams)

1 cup heavy cream = 235 grams
3/4 cup heavy cream = 175 grams
2/3 cup heavy cream = 155 grams
1/2 cup heavy cream = 115 grams
1/3 cup heavy cream = 80 grams
1/4 cup heavy cream = 60 grams
1 tablespoon heavy cream = 15 grams

Chopped Nuts (from cups to grams)

1 cup almond (sliced) = 100 grams
3/4 cup almond (sliced) = 75 grams
2/3 cup almond (sliced) = 65 grams
1/2 cup almond (sliced) = 50 grams
1/3 cup almond (sliced) = 35 grams
1/4 cup almond (sliced) = 25 grams
1 tablespoon almond (sliced) = 6 grams

 

 

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