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Metric Conversion Charts

Weight Conversion Chart - Grams to Pounds/Ounces

Grams Pounds / Ounces
10 g 0.25 oz
15 g 0.25 oz
25 g 1 oz
50 g 1.75 oz
75 g 2.75 oz
100 g 3.5 oz
150 g 5.5 oz
175 g 6 oz
200 g 7 oz
225 g 8 oz
250 g 9 oz
275 g 9.75 oz
300 g 10.5 oz
350 g 12 oz
375 g 13 oz
400 g 14 oz
425 g 15 oz
450 g 1 lb
500 g 1 lb 2 oz
700 g 1.5 lb
750 g 1 lb 10 oz
1 kg 2.25 lb
1.25 kg 2 lb 12 oz
1.25 kg 2 lb 12 oz
1.5 kg 3 lb 5 oz
2 kg 4.5 lb
2.25 kg 5 lb
2.5 kg 5.5 lb
3 kg 6.5 lb

Volume Conversion Chart - Litres to Fluid Ounces/Pints

Litres Fluid Ounces Pints
1.25 ml 0.25 teaspoon  
2.5 ml 0.5 teaspoon  
5 ml 1 teaspoon  
15 ml 1 tablespoon  
30 ml 1 fl oz  
50 ml 2 fl oz  
100 ml 3.5 fl oz  
150 ml 5 fl oz 0.25 pint
200 ml 7 fl oz 0.33 pint
300 ml 10 fl oz 0.5 pint
500 ml 18 fl oz  
600 ml 20 fl oz 1 pint
700 ml   1.25 pints
850 ml   1.5 pints
1 litre   1.75 pints
1.2 litres   2 pints

Conversion Chart - Oven Temperatures

Celsius Fahrenheit Gas Mark Description
110 C 225 F ¼ cool
130 C 250 F ½ cool
140 C 275 F 1 very low
150 C 300 F 2 very low
170 C 325 F 3 very low
180 C 350 F 4 moderate
190 C 375 F 5 moderate / hot
200 C 400 F 6 hot
220 C 425 F 7 hot
230 C 450 F 8 very hot

Measurement Conversion Chart - Baking Pan Sizes

Baking pan size conversion charts are helpful for converting International recipes.

American Metric
8 x 1 1/2 inch round baking pan 20 x 4 cm cake tin
9 x 1 1/2 inch round baking pan 23 x 3.5 cm cake tin
11 x 7 x 1 1/2 inch baking pan 28 x 18 x 4 cm baking tin
13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan 30 x 20 x 5 cm baking tin
2 quart rectangular baking dish 30 x 20 x 3 cm baking tin
15 x 10 x 2 inch baking pan 30 x 25 x 2 cm bakng tin (Swiss roll tin)
9 inch pie plate 22 x 4 or 23 x 4 cm pie plate
7 or 8 inch springform pan 18 or 20 cm springform or loose bottom cake tin
9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan 23 x 13 x 7 cm or 2 lb narro loaf or pate tin
1 1/2 quart casserole 1.5 litre casserole
2 quart casserole 2 litre casserole

UK to American Food Substitutions

If you think Velveeta is a new miracle fabric, then you should refer to our food substitution list when following our recipes. If you are in the UK, you may find some of our recipes confusing. We hope this chart will help out. If you need help with any other ingredient substitutions, please let us know and we will add them to our list.

American ingredient Possible UK substitution, or definition
sugar, white sugar, granulated sugar castor sugar
powdered sugar icing sugar
cornstarch cornflour
light corn syrup golden syrup
vanilla vanilla essense
baking soda bicarbonate of soda
zucchini courgette or marrow squash
molasses treacle
Velveeta American processed cheese spread (semi-soft, can be sliced)
stick margarine This is margarine in a solid block, like a block of butter; each stick weighs 4 ounces. Tub margarine is not a substitute, as it often contains whipped air and water.
eggplant aubergine
chips crisps
french fries chips
blueberry bilberry
fava bean broad bean
ground meat mince
sausage bangers