Quick Tip: Measurement Equivalents and Temperature Conversions

Measurements/Equivalents/Conversions

In my recipes, I use the following abbreviations:
t = teaspoon
T = tablespoon
C = cup (8 oz)
oz = ounces

Some useful conversions and equivalents are listed below.

Dry measurements

Dash

<1/8 t

Pinch

1/8 t

3 t

1 T

1 T

½ fl oz

2 T

1 fl oz

2 T

1/8 C

4 T

¼ C

5 T + 1 t

1/3 C

8 T

½ C

16 T

1 C

1 C

8 oz

2 C

1 pint

4 C

1 quart

2 pints

1 quart

4 quarts

1 gallon

16 C

1 gallon

 

Metric

½ t

2.5 mL

1 t

5 mL

1 T

15 mL

1 oz (dry)

28 g

1 oz (liquid)

30 mL

3½ oz

100 g

100 g

3½ oz

½ cup

120 mL

1 cup

240 mL

1 pint

480 mL

1 quart

960 mL

1 gallon

3.84 L

1 liter

1.06 qt

Here are some more…

 

Teaspoon
(t)

Tablespoon
(T)

fluid ounce (fl oz)

Cup
(C)

pint

Quart (qt)

Gallon (gal)

½ t =

½

1/6

1/12

1 t =

1

1/3

1/6

1 T =

3

1

1/2

1/16

1 oz =

6

2

1

1/8

1/16

½ cup =

24

8

4

1/2

1/4

1/8

1 cup =

48

16

8

1

1/2

1/4

1/16

1 pint =

96

32

16

2

1

1/2

1/8

1 quart =

192

64

32

4

2

1

1/4

1 gallon =

768

256

128

16

8

4

1

Oven temperatures

Fahrenheit (°F)

Gas
mark

Celsius (°C)

212 (boil water)

100

225

¼

110

250

½

120

275

1

140

300

2

150

325

3

165

350

4

180

375

5

190

400

6

200

425

7

220

450

8

230

475

9

240

500

10

260

550

Broil

290

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