Equivalents

Common Kitchen Equivalentsmeasuring cup clip art photo

  • 1/2 pint………………1 c………………8 oz……………..16 T………………………..48 t………………………….240 ml (225 or 237 ml*)
  • ………………………….3/4 c………….6 oz…………..…12 T…………………………36 t …………………………180 or 175 ml*
  • ………………………….2/3 c……….…5 oz……………..11 T…………………………32 t.…………………….…..160 ml
  • ………………………….1/2 c…………..4 oz…………….8 T………………………….24 t.…………………………120 ml
  • ………………………….1/3 c…………..3 oz……………5 1/3 or 5 T*…………….16 t……………………………80 ml
  • ………………………….1/4 c………..…2 oz……………4 T…………………………..12 t……………………..…..60 ml
  • ………………………….1/8 c……….…1 oz………….…2 T………………………..…6 t……………………………30 ml
  • …………………………1/16 c…………1/2 oz………….1 T……………………………3 t……………………………15 ml
  • …………………………………………….1/4  oz………………………………………….2 t…………………….………10 ml
  • ………………………………………………………………………………………………..1 t……………………..……….5 ml
  • ………………………………………………………………………………………………..1/2 t…………………….……..2.5 ml
  • ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….1/4 t………….…………….…………1.3 ml

 

*have seen both measurements used in kitchen equivalent charts

 

Abbreviations

  • milliliters…………….ml
  • cup……………………c
  • teaspoon……………t or tsp
  • tablespoon…………T or Tbsp
  • ounces……………..oz or fl oz
  • pound………………lb
  • baking soda………b.s.
  • second…………….sec

 

Liquid Equivalents

  • 4 quarts………….1 gallon (liquid)kitchen clip art
  • 8 quarts………….1 peck
  • 4 pecks…………1 bushel
  • 16 ounces……..1 pound
  • 32 ounces……..1 quart

 

Miscellaneous Kitchen Measurements

  • 1 medium egg……………………………………………3-4 tablespoons
  • 1 wineglass………………………………………………….2 ounces………………..4 tablespoons
  • 1 rounded or “heaping” tablespoon…………………2 level ones
  • 1 average square chocolate…………………………..1 ounce…………………..2 tablespoons
  • a pinch………………………………………………………..1/8 teaspoon or less
  • 1 gill…………………………………………………………….4 ounces……………….8 tablespoons
  • 14 to 16 egg yolks………………………………………..8 to 10 egg whites…..8 ounces
  • 1 pound butter……………………………………………..2 cups……………….…1 pint………..….475 ml
  • 1 pound granulated sugar…………………………….. 2 1/4 cups
  • 1 pound brown sugar…………………………………….2 1/4 cups, packed
  • 1 pound confectioners sugar……………………….…3 1/2 cups
  • 1 pound all-purpose flour……………………………….4 cups……………..…1 quart (liquid)……950 ml
  • 1 pound cake flour………………………………………..4 1/2 cups
  • 1 pound eggs, in shell…………………………………..8 to 10
  • 1 dessert spoon………………………………………….2 teaspoons……………1/4 fl oz
  • 1 salt-spoon………………………………………………..1/4 t………….…….……..1.3 ml