Common conversions

Weight conversions

US/UK/metric conversions

1 pinch = less than 1/8 tsp.

1 dash = 3 drops to 1/2 tsp.

3 tsp = 1 TBSP = 1/2 oz.

2 TBSP = 1 oz.

1 ounce (oz) = 28 grams

1 pound (lb) = 454 grams = 16 oz.

1 kg = 2.2 lbs.

 

Temperature conversions

Gas Mark Fahrenheit Celsius Description
1/4 225 110 Very cool/very slow
1/2 250 130 ---
1 275 140 cool
2 300 150 ---
3 325 170 very moderate
4 350 180 moderate
5 375 190 ---
6 400 200 moderately hot
7 425 220 hot
8 450 230 ---
9 475 240 very hot

 

Liquid conversions

Volume Metric Units
1 dessert spoon (UK) 12.32 millilitres
1 fluid ounce (UK) 28.4 millilitres
1 pint (UK) 568 millilitres
1 gallon (UK) 4.546 litres
1 teaspoon (metric) 5 millilitres
1 tablespoon (metric) 15 millilitres
1 standard cup 250 millilitres