Cooking conversion tables

In this handy section, you’ll find oven temperatures, weights for dry ingredients, liquid measures and tablespoon conversions for the UK, US and Australia – all in one tidy place.

Cooking conversion tables

As a general rule, Europeans and Australians follow the metric measurement system and Americans follow the imperial system. The conversions listed here are approximate for imperial.

Oven temperatures

°CFan °C°FGasDescription
11090225

¼

Very cool
120100250½Very cool
1401202751Cool
1501303002Cool
1601403253Warm
1801603504Moderate
1901703755Moderately hot
2001804006Fairly hot
2202004257Hot
2302104508Very hot
2402204758Very hot

Weights for dry ingredients

MetricImperial
7g¼ oz
15g½ oz
20g¾ oz
25g1 oz
40g1½oz
50g2oz
60g2½oz
75g3oz
100g3½oz
125g4oz
140g4½oz
150g5oz
165g5½oz
175g6oz
200g7oz
225g8oz
250g9oz
275g10oz
300g11oz
350g12oz
375g13oz
400g14oz
425g15oz
450g1lb
500g1lb 2oz
550g1¼lb
600g1lb 5oz
650g1lb 7oz
675g1½lb
700g1lb 9oz
750g1lb 11oz
800g1¾lb
900g2lb
1kg2¼lb
1.1kg2½lb
1.25kg2¾lb
1.35kg3lb
1.5kg3lb 6oz
1.8kg4lb
2kg4½lb
2.25kg5lb
2.5kg5½lb
2.75kg6lb

Liquid measures

MetricImperialAusUS
25ml1fl oz
50ml2fl oz¼ cup¼ cup
75ml3fl oz
100ml3½fl oz
120ml4fl oz½ cup½ cup
150ml5fl oz
175ml6fl oz¾ cup¾ cup
200ml7fl oz
250ml8fl oz1 cup1 cup
300ml10fl oz/½ pint½  pint1¼ cups
360ml12fl oz
400ml14fl oz
450ml15fl oz2 cups2 cups/1 pint
600ml1 pint1 pint2½ cups
750ml1¼ pints
900ml1½ pints
1 litre1¾ pints1¾ pints1 quart
1.2 litres2 pints
1.4 litres2½ pints
1.5 litres2¾ pints
1.7 litres3 pints
2 litres3½ pints
3 litres5¼ pints

UK-Australian tablespoon conversions

  • 1 x UK or Australian teaspoon is 5ml
  • 1 x UK tablespoon is 3 teaspoons/15ml
  • 1 Australian tablespoon is 4 teaspoons/20ml

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