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Free Downloadable Chart: Kitchen Math Made Simple

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Download and print our free guide to easily convert difficult measurements in a snap.

What do you do when your recipe calls for grams, but you only have measuring cups? How do you measure a pinch? Converting cooking measurements into ones that work with the measuring tools in your kitchen doesn’t have to be a challenge – just use our guide to make the math easy.

Here are some of the most common measurement conversions from metric to those typically used in the U.S.

Download and print our free conversion chart to keep in your kitchen.

Metric to Standard
5 ml = 1 teaspoon
15 ml = 1 tablespoon
30 ml = 1 fluid ounce
240 ml = 1 cup
1 liter = 34 fluid ounces
1 liter = 4.2 cups
1 gram = 0.035 ounce
100 grams = 3.5 ounces
500 grams = 1.10 pounds

Oven temperatures can be listed in either Fahrenheit or Celsius. Here are some of the most common conversions.

Celsius to Fahrenheit
150 C = 300 F
180 C = 350 F
190 C = 375 F
200 C = 400 F
220 C = 425 F
230 C = 450 F

Did you know that a stick of butter is 4 ounces, which is the same as 8 tablespoons or half a cup? Here are some other equivalents that might come in handy.

Cups to Tablespoons
1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons
1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons
1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons
3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons
1 cup = 16 tablespoons

Tip: A pinch is technically 1/8 of a teaspoon, but it is such a small measurement you may be better off going with the amount you can “pinch” between your fingers!

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