Measurements

Equivalents

Liquid Measures

Fluid OuncesU.S.ImperialMilliliters
1 teaspoon1 teaspoon5
1/42 teaspoons1 dessertspoon10
1/21 tablespoon1 tablespoon14
12 tablespoons2 tablespoons28
21/4 cup4 tablespoons56
41/2 cup110
51/4 pint or 1 gill140
63/4 cup170
81 cup225
9250, 1/4 liter
101 1/4 cups1/2 pint280
121 1/2 cups340
153/4 pint420
162 cups450
182 1/4 cups500, 1/2 liter
202 1/2 cups1 pint560
243 cups675
251 1/4 pints700
273 1/2 cups750
303 3/4 cups1 1/2 pints840
324 cups or 1 quart900
351 3/4 pints980
364 1/2 cups1000, 1 liter
405 cups2 pints or 1 quart1120

Solid Measures

U.S. and Imperial MeasuresMetric Measures
OuncesPoundsGramsKilos
128
256
3 1/2100
41/4112
5140
6168
81/2225
92501/4
123/4340
161450
185001/2
201 1/4560
241 1/2675
277503/4
281 3/4780
322900
362 1/410001
402 1/21100
4831350
5415001 1/2

Other Equivalent Measures and Weights

  • Dash = less than 1/8 teaspoon
  • 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
  • 2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup or 1 fluid ounce
  • 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup or 2 fluid ounces
  • 5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup or 2.67 fluid ounces
  • 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup or 4 fluid ounces
  • 12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup or 6 fluid ounces
  • 16 tablespoons = 1 cup or 8 fluid ounces
  • 1 cup = 8 fluid ounces
  • 2 cups = 1 pint or 16 fluid ounces
  • 4 cups = 1 quart
  • 2 pints = 1 quart or 32 fluid ounces
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon
  • 8 quarts = 1 peck
  • 4 pecks = 1 bushel
  • 16 ounces = 1 pound
  • 1 ounce = 28.35 grams
  • 1 liter = 1.06 quarts

Doubling a recipe

Use these measuring equivalents if you halve or double a recipe:

  • 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
  • 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
  • 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
  • 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
  • 16 tablespoons = 1 cup
  • 2 cups = 1 pint
  • 2 pints = 1 quart
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon

Oven Temperature Equivalents

FahrenheitCelsiusGas MarkDescription
2251101/4Cool
2501301/2
2751401Very slow
3001502
3251703Slow
3501804Moderate
3751905
4002006Moderately hot
4252207Fairly hot
4502308Hot
4752409Extremely hot
50025010Extremely hot