Conversion Charts

Here are some handy conversion tables. We need to use either Imperial or Metric, and not mix them in baking, as the conversions aren’t exact

Weights

Imperial Metric
oz grammes
½ oz 10 g
¾ oz 20 g
1 oz 25 g
1½ oz 40 g
2 oz 50 g
2½ oz 60 g
3 oz 75 g
4 oz 110 g
4½ oz 125 g
5 oz 150 g
6 oz 175 g
7 oz 200 g
8 oz 225 g
9 oz 250 g
10 oz 275 g
12 oz 350 g
1 lb 450 g
1 lb 8 oz 700 g
2 lb 900 g
3 lb 1.35 kg

 

Volume
Imperial Metric
2 fl oz 55 ml
3 fl oz 75 ml
5 fl oz   (¼ pint) 150 ml
10 fl oz (½ pint) 275 ml
15 fl oz   (¾ pint) 425 ml
20 fl   oz, 1 pint 570 ml
1 ¼ pint 725 ml
1 ¾ pint 1 litre
2 pint 1.2 litre
2½ pint 1.5 litre
4 pint 2.25 litres
NB:   A pint isn’t always a pint: in British, Australian and often Canadian recipes you’ll see an imperial pint listed as 20 fluid ounces. American and some Canadian recipes use the the American pint measurement, which is 16 fluid ounces.

If you want to calculate a different amount, try the site Aqua Calc, it seems to have most things

 

 

American Cup Conversions
American Imperial Metric
1 cup   flour, caster/ granulated sugar 5oz 150g
1 cup   brown sugar 8oz 225g
1 cup   butter/margarine/lard 6oz 175g
1 cup   sultanas/raisins 8oz 225g
1 cup   currants 7oz 200g
1 cup   ground almonds 5oz 150g
1 cup   golden syrup 4oz 110g
1 cup   uncooked rice 12oz 350g
1 cup   grated cheese 7oz 200g
1 stick   butter 4oz 110g

 

Liquid Conversions
Imperial Metric American
½ fl oz 15 ml 1 tbsp
1 fl oz 30 ml 1/8 cup
2 fl oz 60 ml ¼ cup
4 fl oz 120 ml ½ cup
8 fl oz 240 ml 1 cup
16 fl oz 480 ml 1 pint
Oven Temperatures
Gas Mark °F °C Fan
1 275°F 140°C 120°C Slow/Low
2 300°F 150°C 130°C Slow/Low
3 325°F 170°C 150°C Moderately Slow/Warm
4 350°F 180°C 160°C Moderate/Medium
5 375°F 190°C 170°C Moderate/Moderately Hot
6 400°F 200°C 180°C Moderately Hot
7 425°F 220°C 200°C Hot
8 450°F 230°C 210°C Hot/Very Hot
9 475°F 240°C 220°C Very Hot
If you are using a fan oven, you will also need to reduce the time by a few minutes

Cake/Tart Tins

Imperial Metric
¹⁄₈ inch 3 mm
¼ inch 5 mm
½ inch 1 cm
¾ inch 2 cm
1 inch 2.5 cm
1¼ inch 3 cm
1½ inch 4 cm
1¾ inch 4.5 cm
2 inch 5 cm
2½ inch 6 cm
3 inch 7.5 cm
3½ inch 9 cm
4 inch 10 cm
5 inch 13 cm
5¼ inch 13.5 cm
6 inch 15 cm
6½ inch 16 cm
7 inch 18 cm
7½ inch 19 cm
8 inch 20 cm
9 inch 23 cm
9½ inch 24 cm
10 inch 25.5 cm
11 inch 28 cm
12 inch 30 cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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