Lobster Pool Restaurant

Convert Temperatures, Measures, and Weights



Common Oven Temperature Conversion

°F °C Gas Mark  
250 120 1/2  Very slow
275 135 1  Slow
300 150 2  Slow
325 160 3  Warm
350 180 4  Moderate
375 190 5  Moderate hot
400 200 6  Moderate hot
425 220 7  Hot
450 230 8  Very hot

Food Weights and Measures

Ingredient Weights Measures (Approx.)
Almonds (shelled, chopped) 1 oz 1/4 cup
Allspice (ground) 1 oz 5 tablespoons
Allspice (whole) 1 oz 6 tablespoons
Apple (juice) 8 oz 1 cup
Apples (dried) 1 lb 5 cups
Apricots (dry) 1 lb 3 cups
Apricots (soaked and cooked) 1 lb 4 cups and juice
Baking powder 1 oz 3 tablespoons
Bananas (mashed) 1 lb 2 cups
Bread 1 lb 12 slices of 1/2 inch thick
Bread crumbs (dried, sifted) 4 oz 1 cup
Butter 1 lb 2 cups
Butter 1 oz 2 tablespoons
Butter size of an egg 1/4 cup
Cashew nuts 1 lb 4 cups
Cheese (cream) 1 lb 2 cups
Cheese (cream, Philadelphia) 6 oz 1 pkg.
Cheese (cubed) 1 lb 2 2/3 cups
Cherries (candied) 1 lb 3 cups
Chestnuts (in shell) 1 lb 2 cups-meats
Chocolate (grated) 1 oz 4 tablespoons
Chocolate (melted) 1 lb 2 cups
Cider 8 oz 1 cup
Cinnamon (ground) 1 oz 4 tablespoons
Cinnamon (stick) 3/4 oz 4 (5-inch) size
Cloves (ground) 1 oz 4 tablespoons
Cloves (whole) 1 oz 6 tablespoons
Cocoa (ground) 1 oz 4 tablespoons
Coconut (shredded) 1 lb 6 cups
Coffee (ground fine) 1 lb 5 cups
Cornmeal 1 lb 3 cups
Cornstarch 1 oz 3 tablespoons
Cracker crumbs 2 1/2 oz 1 cup
Crackers (graham, crushed) 1 cup 12 crackers
Cranberries 1 lb 4 cups
Cranberry sauce (strained) 1 lb 2 cups
Cream of Tartar 1 oz 3 tablespoons
Currants (dried) 1 lb 3 cups
Currants (dried) 10 oz 1 pkg.
Dates (pitted) 1 lb 3 cups
Eggs (1 unbeaten) 1 1/2 oz 3 tablespoons
Eggs (whole) 1 cup 4-6 medium
Eggs (tops) - 1 cup 8 oz 8-10
Eggs (yolks) - 1 cup 8 oz 12-16
Figs (dried, cut-up) 1 lb 2 3/4 cups
Filberts (shelled) 1 lb 3 1/2 cups
Flour (bread, sifted) 1 lb 4 cups
Flour (graham, sifted) 1 lb 3 1/2 to 3 3/4 cups
Flour (rye, sifted) 1 lb 5 1/2 cups
Flour (whole wheat) 1 lb 3 3/4 cups
Flour (bread) 1 oz 3-4 tablespoons
Flour (pastry, sifted) 4 oz 1 cup
Flour (rice) 1 lb 2 cups
Flour (cake, sifted) 1 lb 4 1/2 cups
Gelatin (granulated) 1 lb 4 cups
Gelatin (prepared) 1 oz 2 1/2 cups
Ginger (ground) 1 lb 6 tablespoons
Grapes (cut and seeded) 8 oz 2-3 cups
Grapefruit juice 11 oz 1 cup
Honey 1 lb 1 cup
Lard 8 oz 1 cup
Lemons 1 lb 3-5 lemons
Lemon juice 1 cup 4-5 lemons
Lemon rind 1 lemon 2 tsps
Milk (condensed, sweetened) 11 oz 1 cup
Milk (evaporated) 1 lb 2 cups
Molasses 12 oz 1 cup
Mixed spices 1 lb 4 2/3 cups
Nutmeg (ground) 1 oz 4 2/3 tablespoons
Oats (rolled, quick-cook) 2 3/4 oz 1 cup
Oatmeal (quick-cook) 1 lb 3 cups
Oils 1 lb 2 cups
Orange (rind, grated) 1/2 oz 2 tablespoons
Peaches (dried) 1 lb 3 cups
Peaches (fresh, sliced) 1 lb 2 - 2 1/2 cups
Peanuts (shelled, jumbo) 1 lb 3 cups
Peanut butter 1 lb 1 2/3 cups
Pecans (shelled) 1 lb 4 cups
Pecans (shelled) 1 lb 4 cups
Pineapple (canned, tidbits) 1 lb 2 cups
Pineapple (canned, sliced, diced) 3 slices 1 cup
Pineapple (candied) 1 lb 7 rings
Pineapple (juice) 8 oz 1 cup
Prunes (cooked, pitted) 1 lb 3 cups
Raisins (seedless) 1 lb 3 cups
Raisins (seeded) 1 lb 2 cups
Raisins (seedless) 5 1/3 oz 1 cup
Rhubarb (edible part cooked) 1 lb 2 1/4 cups
Rye Meal 2 1/3 oz 1 cup
Salt 1 oz 1 3/4 tablespoons
Soda 1 oz 2 1/2 tablespoons
Strawberries (whole) 1 qt. 3 1/2 cups
Sugar (brown, loosely packed) 1 lb 3 cups
Sugar (brown, firmly packed) 1 lb 2 1/4 cups
Sugar, confectioners' sifted 1 lb 3 1/2 cups
Sugar, confectioners' 4 1/2 oz 1 cup
Sugar, granulated 1 lb 2 cups
Sugar, powdered 6 1/2 oz 1 cup
Tapioca (minute) 1 lb 2 1/2 cups
Tapioca (pear) 5 oz 1 cup
Tea (dry) 2 oz 1 cup
Vanilla 1 oz 2 tablespoons
Vinegar 8 oz 1 cup
Walnuts (English, shelled) 4 oz 1 cup
Water 8 oz 1 cup
Yeast 1/2 oz 1 cake

Volumes

US Units Canadian Metric Australian Metric
1/4 teaspoon 1 mL 1 mL
1/2 teaspoon 2 mL 2 mL
1 teaspoon 5 mL 5 mL
1 tablespoon 15 mL 20 mL
1/4 cup 50 mL 60 mL
1/3 cup 75 mL 80 mL
1/2 cup 125 mL 125 mL
2/3 cup 150 mL 170 mL
3/4 cup 175 mL 190 mL
1 cup 250 mL 250 mL
1 quart 1 liter 1 liter
1 1/2 quarts 1.5 liters 1.5 liters
2 quarts 2 liters 2 liters
2 1/2 quarts 2.5 liters 2.5 liters
3 quarts 3 liters 3 liters
4 quarts 4 liters 4 liters

Weights

US Units Canadian Metric Australian Metric
1 ounce 28 grams 30 grams
2 ounce 55 grams 60 grams
3 ounce 85 grams 90 grams
4 ounces (1/4 pound) 115 grams 115 grams
8 ounces (1/2 pound) 225 gramss 225 grams
16 ounces (1 pound) 455 grams 500 grams
1 pound 455 grams 1/2 kilogram

1 Cup Conversions

Ingredient Customary Quantity Metric Equivalent
All purpose flour 125 grams 4 oz
Bean sprouts 90 grams 3 oz
Castor sugar 250 grams 8 oz
Chopped peanuts 160 grams 5 1/4 oz
Desiccated coconut 90 grams 3 oz
Long grain rice 200 grams 6 1/2 oz
Rice flour 175 grams 5 3/4 oz
Self-raising flour 125 grams 4 oz

Equivalent Measures and Weights

1 pinch, dash 1/8 to 1/16 teaspoon
3 teaspoons 1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons 1 oz liquid or fat
4 tablespoons 1/4 cup
16 tablespoons 1 cup or 8 oz
1/2 cup 1 gill
4 gills 1 pint
1 cup 8 oz or 1/2 lb liquid or fat
16 oz 1 lb
2 cups 1 pint
1 pint 1 lb liquid or fat
4 cups 1 quart or 32 oz
2 pints 1 quart
4 quarts 1 gallon
8 quarts 1 peck
4 pecks 1 bushel
1 pony 1/3 oz
1 jigger 1 1/2 oz
1 shell 1 1/2 oz

Length Conversions

Customary Quantity Metric Equivalent
1/8 inch 3 mm
1/4 inch 6 mm
1/2 inch 13 mm
3/4 inch 19 mm
1 inch 2.5 cm
2 inches 5 cm
3 inches 7.6 cm
4 inches 10 cm
5 inches 13 cm
6 inches 15 cm
7 inches 18 cm
8 inches 20 cm
9 inches 23 cm
10 inches 25 cm
11 inches 28 cm
12 inches or 1 foot 30 cm

Common Recipe Abbreviations

t = tsp = teaspoon
T = Tbs = Tablespoon
fl = fluid
oz = ounce
pkg = package
pt = pint
qt = quart
gal = gallon
lb = pound
c = cup
g = gram
kg = kilo = kilogram
ml = mL = milliliter
l = L = litre
mm = millimeter
cm = centimetre
m = metre

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