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Measurements

The following tables will give you an indication of measurements for your recipes.  Note that US measurements are not the same as Australian or Imperial.  Mostly it won't matter, but if you are concerned, Google it!

Metric cup & spoon sizes*

cup metric
1/4 cup 60ml
1/3 cup 80ml
1/2 cup 125ml
1 cup 250ml
   
spoon metric
1/4 teaspoon 1.25ml
1/2 teaspoon 2.5ml
1 teaspoon 5ml
2 teaspoons 10ml
1 dessertspoon
10ml
1 tablespoon (equal to 4 teaspoons) 20ml

Liquids*

metric cup imperial
30ml   1 fl oz
60ml 1/4 cup 2 fl oz
80ml   3 1/2 fl oz
100ml 1/3 cup 2 3/4 fl oz
125ml 1/2 cup 4 fl oz
150ml   5 fl oz
180ml 3/4 cup 6 fl oz
200ml   7 fl oz
250ml 1 cup 8 3/4 fl oz
310ml 1 1/4 cups 10 1/2 fl oz
375ml 1 1/2 cups 13 fl oz
430ml 1 3/4 cups 15 fl oz
475ml   16 fl oz
500ml 2 cups 17 fl oz
625ml 2 1/2 cups 21 1/2 fl oz
750ml 3 cups 26 fl oz
1L 4 cups 35 fl oz
1.25L 5 cups 44 fl oz
1.5L 6 cups 52 fl oz
2L 8 cups 70 fl oz
2.5L 10 cups 88 fl oz

Mass (weight)*

10g 1/4oz
15g 1/2oz
30g 1oz
60g 2oz
90g 3oz
125g 4oz (1/4 lb)
155g 5oz
185g 6oz
220g 7oz
250g 8oz (1/2 lb)
280g 9oz
315g 10oz
345g 11oz
375g 12oz (3/4 lb)
410g 13oz
440g 14oz
470g 15oz
500g (1/2 kg) 16oz (1 lb)
750g 24oz (1 1/2 lb)
1kg 32oz (2 lb)
1.5kg 48oz (3 lb)
2kg 64oz (4 lb)

Cup conversions for metric & imperial*

ingredient 1 cup 1/2 cup 1/3 cup 1/4 cup
breadcrumbs, dry 90g 2 3/4oz 45g 1 1/2oz 30g 1oz 25g 3/4oz
butter 250g 8oz 125g 4oz 80g 2 1/2oz 60g 2oz
cheese, shredded/grated 80g 2 1/2oz 40g 1oz 35g 1oz 25g 3/4oz
choc bits 190g 6oz 95g 3oz 70g 2 1/4oz 55g 1 3/4oz
coconut, desiccated 85g 2 3/4oz 45g 1 1/2oz 35g 1oz 20g 1/2oz
flour, plain/self-raising 150g 4 3/4oz 75g 2 1/2oz 50g 1 1/2oz 40g 1 1/2oz
rice, uncooked (long-grain/basmati/jasmine) 200g 6 1/2oz 100g 3oz 70g 2 1/4oz 50g 1 1/2oz
sour cream 235g 7 1/2oz 125g 4oz 85g 2 1/2oz 65g 2oz
sugar, brown – lightly packed 160g 5oz 80g 2 1/2oz 60g 2oz 45g 1 1/2oz
sugar, brown – firmly packed 200g 6 1/2oz 100g 3oz 70g 2 1/4oz 55g 1 3/4oz
sugar, caster 220g 7oz 115g 3 3/4oz 80g 2 1/2oz 60g 2oz
sugar, icing 150g 4 3/4oz 80g 2 1/2oz 60g 2oz 45g 1 1/2oz
sugar, white 225g 7oz 110g 3 1/2oz 80g 2 1/2oz 60g 2oz
sultanas 170g 5 1/2oz 90g 3oz 65g 2oz 45g 1 1/2oz
yoghurt 260g 8 1/4oz 130g 4oz 90g 3oz 70g 2 1/4oz


*These conversions have been rounded for cookery purposes