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Conversion Chart

Metric cup and spoon sizes

Measurements used in this book refer to the standard metric cup and spoon sets approved by the Standards Association of Australia.

A basic metric cup set consists of: 1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup and 1/4 cup sizes. The basic spoon set comprises 1 tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, 1/4 teaspoon.
 

Cup Spoon
1/4 cup = 60 ml
1/3 cup = 80 ml
1/2 cup = 125 ml
1 cup = 250 mI
1/4 teaspoon = 1.25 ml
1/2 teaspoon = 2.5 ml
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
1 tablespoon = 20 ml

 

Liquids

Imperial Metric Metric
1 fl oz
2 fl oz
3 fl oz
4 fl oz
5 fl oz
6 fl oz
8 fl oz
10 fl oz
12 fl oz
14 fl oz
15 fl oz
16 fl oz
20 fl oz (1 pint)
-
1/4 cup
-
1/2 cup
-
3/4 cup
1 cup
1 1/4 cups
1 1/2 cups
1 3/4 cups
-
2 cups
2 1/2 cups
30 ml
60 ml
100 ml
125 ml
150 ml
200 ml
250 ml
300 ml
375 ml
425 ml
475 ml
500 ml
600 ml

 

Mass (weight)

(Approximate conversion for cookery purposes)
 

Imperial Metric Imperial Metric
1/2 oz
1 oz
2 oz
3 oz
4 oz (1/4 lb)
5 oz
6 oz
7 oz
8 oz (1/2 lb)
9 oz
15 g
30 g
60 g
90 g
125 g
155 g
185 g
220 g
250 g
280 g
10 oz
11 oz
12 oz (3/4 lb)
13 oz
14 oz
15 oz
16 oz (1 lb)
24 oz (1 1/2 lb)
32 oz (2 lb)
48 oz (3 lb)
315 g
345 g
375 g
410 g
440 g
470 g
500 g (0. 5kg)
750 g
1000 g (1 kg)
1500 g (1.5kg)

 

Oven temperatures

Oven Fahrenheit Celsius
Very slow
Slow
Moderately slow
Moderate
Moderately hot
Hot
Very hot
250
275-300
325
350
375
400-450
475-500
120
140-150
160
180
190
200-230
250-260

Note: Set fan oven at about 20° Celsius below the stated temperature.