Measurement Conversions

Measured ingredients are the key to the perfect food.. It will be easier to get it right with this helpful guide. Some of the simplest measurements can still be tricky…

  • Dash = less than 1/8 teaspoon
  • 4 quarts (liquid) = 1 gallon
  • 3 tsp. = 1 tbsp.
  • 8 quarts (solid) = 1 peck
  • 1 cup = 1/2 pint
  • 4 pecks = 1 bushel
  • 2 cups = 1 pint
  • 16 ounces = 1 pound
  • 2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
  • 4 tbsp. = 1/4 cup
  • 12 tbsp. = 3/4 cup
  • 5 tbsp. + 1 tsp. = 1/3 cup
  • 14 tbsp. = 7/8 cup
  • 8 tbsp. = 1/2 cup
  • 16 tbsp. = 1 cup
  • 10 tbsp. + 2 tsp. = 2/3 cup
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  • 1 teaspoon = 5 ml
  • 2/3 cup = 150 ml
  • 1 tablespoon = 15 ml
  • 3/4 cup = 175 ml
  • 1/4 cup = 60 ml
  • 1 cup = 250 ml
  • 1/3 cup = 75 ml
  • 1 quart = (4 cups) 1 l
  • 1/2 cup = 125 ml
  • 1 gallon = (4 quarts) 4 l
  • 1/2 ounce = 15 g
  • 8 ounces = 226.80 g
  • 1 ounce = 28.35 g
  • 12 ounces = 340.20 g
  • 3 ounces = 85.05 g
  • 16 ounces (1 pound) = 453.60 g
  • 4 ounces = 113.40 g
  • 2 1/4 pounds = 1 kg
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  • tsp. = teaspoon
  • hr. = hour or hours
  • tbsp. = tablespoon
  • mod. = moderate or moderately
  • pt. = pint
  • doz. = dozen
  • qt. = quart
  • ml = milliliter
  • oz. = ounce or ounces
  • l = liter
  • lb. = pound or pounds
  • g = gram
  • sq. = square
  • kg = kilogram
  • min. = minute or minutes