 # Conversion

Below is a list of common US to Metric temperatures, equivalents, and measurements that frequently appear in this blog’s recipes. This page, as well as other home-cooking tips, although not a definitive listing, is a helpful, at-a-glance sheet to help you along your cooking journey.

Oven temperature conversion for the most common cooking and baking temperatures

# Fahrenheit = Celsius

225 degrees F 104 degrees C
250 degrees F 120 degrees C
275 degrees F  135 degrees C
300 degrees F  149 degrees C
325 degrees F  163 degrees C
350 degrees F 177 degrees C
375 degrees F 191 degrees C
400 degrees F 204 degrees C
425 degrees F 218 degrees C
450 degrees F 232 degrees C
475 degrees F 246 degrees C
500 degrees F 260 degrees C

# Common pan sizes

9 x 13 inch dish = 22 x 33 centimeter dish
8 x 8 inch dish = 20 x 20 centimeter dish
9 x 5 inch loaf pan = 23 x 12 centimeter loaf pan
9 inch cake pan = 22 centimeter cake pan
10 inch tart / cake pan = 25 centimeter tart / cake pan

# Equivalents

1 stick of butter = 4 ounces, or 113 grams, or 1/2 cup, 2 sticks of butter = 8 ounces, 230 grams, or 1 cup butter
1 ounce = 1/4 cup, or 40 grams (chocolate)
1 pound = 16 ounces, or 2 cups (dry)

# Flour

1 cup flour = 140 grams
3/4 flour = 105 grams
1/2 cup flour = 70 grams
1/4 cup flour = 35 grams

# Sugar (granulated)

1 cup sugar = 200 grams
3/4 cup sugar = 150 grams
2/3 cup sugar = 135 grams
1/2 cup sugar = 100 grams
1/3 cup sugar = 70 grams
1/4 cup sugar = 35 grams

# Heavy Cream

1 cup heavy cream = 235 grams, 3/4 cup = 175g, 1/2c = 90g, 1/4c = 60g

# US to Metric (Dry)

1 cup = 16 tbsp = 48 tsp = 240 ml
3/4 cup = 12 tbsp = 36 tsp = 180 ml
2/3 cup = 11 tbsp = 32 tsp = 160 ml
1/2 cup = 8 tbsp = 24 tsp = 120 ml
1/3 cup = 5 tbsp = 16 tsp = 80 ml
1/4 cup = 4 tbsp = 12 tsp = 60 ml
1 tbsp = 15 ml
t tsp = 5 ml