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    Posted: 23 May 2010 at 04:37
I thought it would be a nice idea to list as many conversions as I know for our friends across the pond, and vice-versa
 
Capacity
1/5 teaspoon = 1 milliliter
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 ml
1/5 cup = 50 ml
1 cup = 240 ml
2 cups (1 pint) = 470 ml
4 cups (1 quart) = .95 liter
4 quarts (1 gal.) = 3.8 liters
Weight
1 fluid oz. = 30 milliters
1 fluid oz. = 28 grams
1 pound = 454 grams

 


Capacity
1 militers = 1/5 teaspoon
5 ml = 1 teaspoon
15 ml = 1 tablespoon
34 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 = .26 gallon
1 Deciliter = 3.33 fluid ounces
Weight
1 gram = .035 ounce
100 grams = 3.5 ounces
500 grams = 1.10 pounds
1 kilogram = 2.205 pounds
1 kilogram = 35 oz.

 


16 tablesppns = 1 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 2/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
6 tablespoons = 3/8 cup
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 1/6 cup
1 tablespoon = 1/16 cup
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints = 1 quart
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
48 teaspoons = 1 cup
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Oven Temperature Conversions

200°F=95°C
225°F=110°C
250°F=120°C
275°F=135°C
300°F=150°C
325°F=160°C
350°F=175°C
375°=190°C
400°F=205°C
425°F=220°C
450°F=230°C
475°F=245°C
500°F=260°C
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 May 2010 at 07:41
Thanks for the post! I'm always having to search for this info and now it is handy. I will print it out for my recipe book.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 May 2010 at 15:15
just a reminder.... you know that cups, teaspoons etc are dif measures everywhere, right? this means that your measures equiv chart is only correct in the US.Wink
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 May 2010 at 01:54
Thanks Kiwi...I'll amend it to say just that.
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