Conversions



1 cup 16 tablespoons
1/2 cup 8 tablespoons
1/3 cup 6 tablespoons
1/4 cup 4 tablespoons
1/8 cup 2 tablespoons



Metric Cups Grams Ounces
1 cup butter 250 8 3/4
1 cup biscuit(cookies) crumbs 110 3 3/4
1 cup breadcrumbs, soft 60 2
1 cup breadcrumbs, dry 125 4 1/2
1 cup cheese, grated 125 4 1/2
1 cup cocoa 110 3 3/4
1 cup cornflour(cornstarch) 125 4 1/2
1 cup cornflakes 30 1
1 cup rice bubbles(rice crispies) 30 1
1 cup coconut, desiccated(flaked) 95 3 1/4
1 cup dried split peas, lentils 200 7
1 cup dried fruit 160 5 3/4
1 cup dates, chopped 150 5 1/4
1 cup flour, plain, self-rising 125 4 1/2
1 cup flour, wholemeal(whole wheat) 135 4 1/2
1 cup golden syrup, honey, glucose 360 12 3/4
1 cup jam 330 11 1/2
1 cup nuts, chopped 125 4 1/2
1 cup oats, rolled 90 3 1/4
1 cup rice, short grain 210 7 1/2
1 cup rice, long grain 200 7
1 cup salt, or crystal sugar 250 8 3/4
1 cup castor sugar(superfine) 220 7 3/4
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 170 6
1 cup icing sugar(confectioners') 150 5



Oven temperatures Celsius Fahrenheit
Very hot 230 - 250 450 - 500
Hot 200 - 210 400 - 425
Moderate to moderately hot 180 - 190 350 - 375
Slow to moderately slow 150 - 160 300 - 325
Very slow 120 250



Metric spoons Grams Ounces
1 level tablespoon peanut butter 20 3/4
1 level tablespoon baking powder, bicarb soda, cream of tartar, gelatine, rice, sago 15 1/2
1 level tablespoon cocoa, cornflour, custard powder, nuts 10 1/2
1 level tablespoon golden syrup, treacle, honey, glucose 30 1
1 level tablespoon sugar, salt 20 2/3
1 level tablespoon yeast, compressed 20 2/3
1 level tablespoon yeast, dry 10 1/3



Austrailian Standard Metric Cups and Spoons Used to Test
1 cup = 250 mls
1 tablespoon = 20 mls
1 teaspoon = 5 mls


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Created on ... November 16, 2000