Baking Tips

Measures and conversions

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With recipes available online from all over the world, getting your quantities right can be a challenge. After all, our friends in America haven’t even discovered the litre yet!

So here’s our handy guide to weights and measures:

CUP CONVERSIONS FOR BAKING INGREDIENTS

1 cup almond meal

110g

3¾ oz

1 cup brown sugar

175g

6 oz

1 cup white sugar

220g

7 oz

1 cup caster sugar

220g

7 oz

1 cup icing sugar

160g

5 oz

1 cup plain or SR flour

150g

5 oz

 

LIQUID MEASURES

¼ cup

60ml

2 fl oz

1/3 cup

80ml

2½ fl oz

½ cup

125ml

4 fl oz

2/3 cup

160ml

5 fl oz

¾ cup

185ml

6 fl oz

1 cup

250ml

8 fl oz

2 cups

500ml

16 fl oz

(US pint)

2½ cups

625ml

20 fl oz

(UK pint)

4 cups

1 litre

32 fl oz

 SOLID MEASURES

20g

¾ oz

60g

2 oz

125g

4 oz

180g

6 oz

250g

8 oz

500g

16 oz (1 lb)

1kg

32 oz (2 lb)