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

ImperialMetric
ozgrammes
½ oz10 g
¾ oz20 g
1 oz25 g
1½ oz40 g
2 oz50 g
2½ oz60 g
3 oz75 g
4 oz110 g
4½ oz125 g
5 oz150 g
6 oz175 g
7 oz200 g
8 oz225 g
9 oz250 g
10 oz275 g
12 oz350 g
1 lb450 g
1 lb 8 oz700 g
2 lb900 g
3 lb1.35 kg

 

Volume
ImperialMetric
2 fl oz55 ml
3 fl oz75 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 pint570 ml
1 ¼ pint725 ml
1 ¾ pint1 litre
2 pint1.2 litre
2½ pint1.5 litre
4 pint2.25 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
AmericanImperialMetric
1 cup   flour, caster/ granulated sugar5oz150g
1 cup   brown sugar8oz225g
1 cup   butter/margarine/lard6oz175g
1 cup   sultanas/raisins8oz225g
1 cup   currants7oz200g
1 cup   ground almonds5oz150g
1 cup   golden syrup4oz110g
1 cup   uncooked rice12oz350g
1 cup   grated cheese7oz200g
1 stick   butter4oz110g

 

Liquid Conversions
ImperialMetricAmerican
½ fl oz15 ml1 tbsp
1 fl oz30 ml1/8 cup
2 fl oz60 ml¼ cup
4 fl oz120 ml½ cup
8 fl oz240 ml1 cup
16 fl oz480 ml1 pint
Oven Temperatures
Gas Mark°F°CFan
1275°F140°C120°CSlow/Low
2300°F150°C130°CSlow/Low
3325°F170°C150°CModerately Slow/Warm
4350°F180°C160°CModerate/Medium
5375°F190°C170°CModerate/Moderately Hot
6400°F200°C180°CModerately Hot
7425°F220°C200°CHot
8450°F230°C210°CHot/Very Hot
9475°F240°C220°CVery Hot
If you are using a fan oven, you will also need to reduce the time by a few minutes

Cake/Tart Tins

ImperialMetric
¹⁄₈ inch3 mm
¼ inch5 mm
½ inch1 cm
¾ inch2 cm
1 inch2.5 cm
1¼ inch3 cm
1½ inch4 cm
1¾ inch4.5 cm
2 inch5 cm
2½ inch6 cm
3 inch7.5 cm
3½ inch9 cm
4 inch10 cm
5 inch13 cm
5¼ inch13.5 cm
6 inch15 cm
6½ inch16 cm
7 inch18 cm
7½ inch19 cm
8 inch20 cm
9 inch23 cm
9½ inch24 cm
10 inch25.5 cm
11 inch28 cm
12 inch30 cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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